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Introduction to Metrology
This document, created by Pennsylvania State University and hosted by the Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge Network, serves as a guide for an activity where students are introduced to three tools that are used for measurement throughout the course of the fabrication process: profilometers, ellipsometers, and optical microscopes. The activity guide includes objectives, background information on the purpose of the three tools, and a detailed description of each, including a video demonstrating their use, and post-activity questions to test student comprehension. In order to access and download this material, users must complete a free registration.
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Whales: Free Lesson Plans
This lesson plan from Discovery Education explores the underwater world of whales. Designed for grades six through eight, the plan is divided into sections,...
Fogarty International Center:...
Assembled by the Fogerty International Center at the National Institutes of Health, this page of resources designed for teachers of bioethics can be useful to...
NSTA: Freebies for Science Teachers
With new resources being added almost daily, this page from the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) is worth bookmarking for science educators of all...
Nano: For K-12 Teachers
As this informative page from the United States National Nanotechnology Initiative notes, there is an ongoing debate in STEM circles about how to teach...
Teach Engineering: Algebra
Funded by the National Science Foundation and collaboratively curated by the University of Colorado, Oregon State University, Duke University, Colorado School...

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Clouds on a sunny day.
The Andromeda Galaxy and companion galaxies.
Nanostructures are defined as "the confluence of the smallest human-made devices and the large molecules of living systems." With the new nanotechnology of today, scientists have the ability to change a single atom or molecule at a time.

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