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Exploring the Nanoworld
Type: Classroom Materials - Fact sheet - Powerpoints, videos and virtual tours - Web site
Summary: The objective of this website is to introduce you to the tools that let us "see" atoms, manipulate them, and create nano-architectural wonders. Modules for K-12 teachers, slide shows and video labs are provided along with a number of valuable educator resour...
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Nanosponges Soak up Pollutants
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Environmental engineers from Cornell University have developed a strategy that involves nanotechnology for cleaning hazardouswaste sites. This is presented in a way that allows upper elementary and middle school students a better understanding of the process.
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Nanotech Facts
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Fact sheet - Research - Web site
Summary: The goals of Nanotechnology Initiative are to 1. Maintain a world-class research and development program aimed at realizing the full potential of nanotechnology; 2. Facilitate transfer of new technologies into products for economic growth, jobs, and other publ...
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Nanotechnology Fact Sheet
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Basic background on nanotechnology, applications, goals and research are identified and serve as basis for understanding.
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What's Your Nano IQ?
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Article/Report - Classroom Games and Activities - Classroom Materials - Web site
Summary: Links to interactive educational materials for students K-12 are provided.
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