Nanoyou: Nanotechnology education resources http://nanoyou.eu/ Thu, 05 May 2016 01:24:08 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Tuesday, 14 July 2009 10:03 - One Day - NANO Happening program http://nanoyou.eu//index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=50:one-day-nano-happening-program-nanotechnology-education-resources&catid=39:school-programmes&directory=81 NANO Happening is a one-day programme. The morning session is focussed on providing balanced and up-to-date information about nanotechnologies, while the afternoon session continues with role-play activites relevant to ELSA concerns.

 

 

 

 

Time The activity Equipment and instructions
8:30–8:45 Welcome, preview of day
8:45–9:30 Video introducing the nanoscale, nano materials and nanotechnologies Video or computer with projector + instructional kit
9:30–10:00 Raising questions in order to motivate students about NT Board + instructional kit
10:00–10:15 Recess/snack
10:15-11:15 Temporary exhibition including computer based activities focused on 2-3 NT sub-areas, including actual/potential benefits and risks PCs (assumes adequate availability of PCs)
11:15-12:00 1st Workshop: What is NT? Board games (downloaded from NANOYOU portal + instructional kit)
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-13:10 Introduction to afternoon’s program Cards and teacher instructions
13:10-15:30 2nd Workshop: discussing social implications through role-play
15:30-16:15 NANO-Hyde Park, with speakers’ corners: discussions/reactions to reports; conclusions/evaluation
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Tuesday, 14 July 2009 10:02 - Lesson modules on Nanoscience and Nanotechnologies http://nanoyou.eu//index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=51:lesson-modules-nanotechnology-education-resources&catid=39:school-programmes&directory=81 Science teachers will be able to choose one or more modules from the following list. The first three modules are an introduction to nanotechnologies. Modules 4 and 5 discuss ELSA aspects of nanotechnologies. Modules 1, 2 and 4 require the use of computers, while 3 and 5 do not. Each module is designed to last 90 minutes, with two lessons of 45 minutes each, which is considered a necessary amount of time for significant learning to take place.

 

 Module 1: (90minutes) – What are NTs?

Time The activity Equipment and instructions
15 minutes Video – NTs – The future is here Video
20 minutes Discussion: Based on the video, how are NTs described? What do we want to know about NTs? Teacher instructions
30 minutes Information gathering group session – answers to our questions from virtual experiments

Computers – virtual experiments

20 minutes Workshop: What are NTs? Teacher instructions
5 minutes Summary

 

 Module 2: (90minutes) – What are NTs?

Time The activity Equipment and instructions
15 minutes Video – NTs – The future is here Video
40 minutes Virtual Game – Time machine Computers + E- portfolio
20 minutes Workshop: what are NTs? Teacher instructions
15 minutes Summary: what are NTs? Teacher instructions

 

Module 3: (90minutes) – What are NTs?

Time The activity Equipment and instructions
15 minutes Video – NTs – The future is here Video
50 minutes Workshop: what are NTs? Teacher instructions
15 minutes Group presentations Teacher instructions
10 minutes Summary: what are NTs? Teacher instructions

 

Module 4: (90minutes) – ELSA aspects of NTs

Time The activity Equipment and instructions
5 minutes Q&A what are NTs? Teacher instructions
30 minutes NTs virtual dialogue between students in the classroom – based decision-making activities Computers – virtual activity
20 minutes Presentations of different solutions Teacher instructions
20 minutes

Information gathering group session – answers to our questions from virtual experiments

Computers – virtual experiments

15 minutes Summary: do we change our decision based on the NT knowledge we have acquired? Teacher instructions

 

Module 5: (90minutes) – ELSA aspects of NTs

Time The activity Equipment and instructions
5 minutes Q&A what are NTs? Teacher instructions
50 minutes Workshop: Role Play (cards) Teacher instructions
20 minutes Group Presentations and classroom discussions on raising dilemmas Teacher instructions
15 minutes Summary Teacher instructions
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