Outreach / Edu - Nanocamp 2012

NCMN MEMBERS CELEBRATE RESEARCH BREAKTHROUGHS IN MATERIALS & NANOSCIENCE !

at the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience

SUMMER
2012
DAYS

NCMN
ACTIVITY

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NCMN PRESENTERS
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2012 Nanocamp
ADDRESS

Powerpoints - Videos
LINKS

2013 Registration Grades 6-8
Monday


Overview of Material & Nanoscience, Tour of NCMN Facilities

Dr. Axel Enders

Physics & Astronomy

 

Monday

Self-Assembly of Nanostructures

Enders Group Physics & Astronomy

VIDEO
Handout – LEGO Self-Assembly Activity

Monday

Stem Cells

Dr. Srivatsan Kidambi

Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Handout – Engineering-What, Why, How?? Stem Cell Activity 

Monday  SLIDE SHOW
Tuesday

Electronic Circuits

Ducharme group
Dr. Steve Wignall

Physics & Astronomy

VIDEO
Powerpoint – Exploring Electricity

Tuesday  SLIDE SHOW      
Wednesday

Metal Organic Framework

Dr. Jian Zhang
J. Zhang Group

Chemistry

VIDEO
Lesson Plan – Introduction of Microporous Material
Wednesday Synthetic Polymers

Gruverman Group
Grad Student-Alex Stamm

Physics & Astronomy

VIDEO
ppt – Synthetic Polymer 2012
Lesson PlanAlloys & Polymers

Wednesday SLIDE SHOW
Wednesday Nano Ice Cream Demo
Cheung Group
Grad Student–Chris Marin

Chemistry

VIDEOw/ Tathagata Mukerjee
ppt – Nano Ice Cream
Recipe – Nano Ice Cream

Thursday DNA: The Module of Life Rebecca Lai

Chemistry

VIDEO, YouTube DNA, YouTube Keychain & DNA kit – Link

Thursday Carbon Nanotubes

Yunshen Zhou

Electrical Engineering

VIDEOw/ Yunshen Zhou
Powerpoint – Carbon Nanotubes

Thursday SLIDE SHOW
Friday Nano Composite Materials L. Gu Group
Grad Student-Jason Hua

Mechanical & Materials Engineering

VIDEO
Lesson Plan – Intro to Nanocomposite

Frriday Shape Material & Hot Ice Dr. Stephen Ducharme
Ducharme Group
Grad Student-Kristen Kraemer


Chemistry

VIDEO
Handout – Shape Memory Material & Hot Ice

Friday Ferrofluids & Liquid Crystals Eva Franke-Schubert

Electrical Engineering

Handout – Ferrofluids
Handout – Liquid Crystals

Friday SLIDE SHOW
Additional Nanoscience Resources

Exploring the Nanoworld
University of Wisconsin nanoscience outreach and education.

Additional Nanoscience Resources

MATERIALS AND NANOSCIENCE KITS from ICE
The University of Wisconsin nanoscience outreach and education effort makes kits available for exploring materials and nanoscience through the Institute for Chemical Education (ICE).

Additional Nanoscience Resources

NISENET
A national community of researchers and informal science educators dedicated to fostering public awareness, engagement, and understanding of nanoscale science, engineering, and technology.