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Research Experience for Teachers:

Resources for your use in the classroom

NOVA's Making Stuff

NOVA's Making Stuff provides a variety of activities and demonstrations.
[ http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/education/making-stuff.html ]

Ethics of Nanotechnology web resources

This site contains dozens of short audio interviews with groundbreaking researchers, industry-leading executives, and senior government officials involved in nanotechnology.  Also contains selected introductory guides to nanotechnology content and categorized links providing an effortless and comprehensive access to journals, blogs, and daily news sites.

High School Bioethics website

A useful website containing resources to help your students understand the issues and controversies surrounding topics like gene therapy, bioengineering, and lie detection.

Nanoscale Science:  Activities for Grades 6-12

NSTA Press.  This and other resources are found at http://www.nsta.org/store/search.aspx?action=quicksearch&text=nanotechnology&gl=0&sid=0

Nanoscale Science Education Kits

A variety of kits are made available to regional science teachers to serve as classroom resources and to help introduce topics of nanoscale science and technology in middle school and high school science classes. Kits are loaned to teachers for a one-week period.

National Science Foundation directory of nanotechnology resources for teachers



Please contact Hong-Mei Li, for questions regarding these programs at 215-746-3210 or nbicasst@seas.upenn.edu.


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