Nanoyou: Nanotechnology education resources http://nanoyou.eu/ Thu, 05 May 2016 01:20:39 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Friday, 14 January 2011 09:25 - Dr. Beakers virtual nanotechnology lab http://nanoyou.eu//index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=654:dr-beakers-virtual-nanotechnology-lab&catid=45:virtual-experiments&directory=4 Visit Dr. Beaker's Nano Lab and learn how to grow the bulding blocks for future computer Niet zoals bij andere gokkasten gebeurt er heel lang niets zodat je verveelt raakt: eigenlijk win je bijna altijd wel iets ook al is het niet altijd veel. devices using Nanotechnology!

With this virtual experiment developed by the Nanoscience Centre, at the University of Cambridge, you will be able to become a nanoscientist and work in a clean room where you will carry out an experiment based on some of the research taking place at the Nanoscience Centre.

 

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Monday, 07 June 2010 12:00 - NANO TO TOUCH - Nanotechnology open labs http://nanoyou.eu//index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=529:nano-to-touch-nanotechnology-open-labs&catid=87:hands-on-activities&directory=4 NANO TO TOUCH is a project funded by the European Commission where science centres and museums from five different EU countries are working together with university research centres in nanosciences and nanotechnology to create full-size, perfectly Katsasta progressiiviset jattipottimme ja raaputusarvat, jotka tarjoavat yhdistelman hauskuutta, viihdetta ja erittain tuottoisan kasino online-elamyksen. operational research lab in nanotechnologies inside the public space of the science centres and museums.

For the first time, visitors in the science centres and museums will have the unique opportunity to learn about scientific discovery and what lies behind it directly from the main protagonist: the researcher.

In their website you will find information about the science centres that offer this opportunity.

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Monday, 08 February 2010 00:00 - Virtual Nano Lab - Construct an electronic nose! http://nanoyou.eu//index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=74:virtual-nano-lab-construct-an-electronic-nose&catid=45:virtual-experiments&directory=4 Would you like to experience how it is like to be a nanoscientist? Would you like to construct your own electronic nose? Enter the virtual lab and do the research yourself!

 

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Friday, 05 February 2010 00:00 - Experiment with Superhydrophobic materials http://nanoyou.eu//index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=502:experiment-with-superhydrophobic-materials&catid=87:hands-on-activities&directory=4 In this experiment you will analyse some innovative materials that are highly water repellent, stainless and require less cleaning thanks to their surface nano-engineering. Those materials have been developed using nature as an inspiration, since some plant leaves have exceptional properties due to their surface composition.

The property you will analyse is the superhydrophobic effect found in some leaves, such as the lotus leaf. The effect is due to interplay of surface chemistry and surface topography at the micro- and nano-level. Download the documents below to carry out the experiment and watch the information videos available below.

Image credit: A. Otten and S. Herminghaus, Göttingen, Germany, NISE Network, reprinted under NISE network terms and conditions


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Credit: Images used in the Video are from: NISE Network Image gallery, Creative Commons Share Alike 3.0. Images of magnified Nasturtium are from A. Snyder (Exploratorium) A. Marshall (Stanford University) A. Otten and S. Herminghaus (Göttingen, Germany), respectively.

Music: Aakes by Urtzi Azkue, Creative Commons Share Alike 3.0

 

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Aknowledgemt: We thank Nano-Tex, Inc. for their courtesy in providing a piece of their Nano-Tex® textile (Resists Spills), and for providing images of this material. The author wishes also to thank Anton Ressine (iNANO, Aarhus University) for providing the porous silicon sample shown in the videos of this experiment. Images of the porous silicon sample were taken from Anton Ressine PhD thesis with permission.

Music: Aakes by Urtzi Azkue, Creative Commons Share Alike 3.0

 

Please note that the experiments described in the following training kit use chemicals which need to be used according to MSDS specifications and specific school safety rules. Personal protection must be taken as indicated. As with all chemicals, use precautions. Solids should not be inhaled and contact with skin, eyes, or clothing should be avoided. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. Dispose as indicated. All experiments must be conducted in the presence of an educator trained for science teaching. All experiments will be carried out at your own risk. Aarhus University (iNANO) and the entire NANOYOU consortium assume no liability for damage or consequential losses sustained as a result of the carrying out of the experiments described.


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Friday, 05 February 2010 00:00 - Experiment with Colorimetric Gold Nanosensor http://nanoyou.eu//index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=501:experiment-with-colorimetric-gold-nanosensor&catid=87:hands-on-activities&directory=4 Think of gold as you know it. Gold (Au, atomic number 79) is the most malleable and ductile metal of all; it can be beaten to very thin sheets of material and rolled or bent as desired. This has been known and done for centuries.

In this experiment you will investigate nanoparticles of gold or nano-gold! The properties of nano-gold are very different and it all has to do with the size of the nanoparticles. Download the documents below to lear more about this experiment and watch the information video available below.

 

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Credit : The experiment shown in this video has been adapted from adapted from the experiment reported in: Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 81 (4), 2004 and from the experiment “Citrate synthesis of gold nanoparticles”, University of Whisconsi-Madison, see: http://www.mrsec.wisc.edu/Edetc/curriculum/index.html; A more detailed description of the synthesis of colloid gold is given in: Keating et al., Journal of Chemical Education 1999, Vol. 76 (7) pp. 949-55.

Music: Aakes by Urtzi Azkue, Creative Commons Share Alike 3.0

 

Please note that the experiments described in the following training kit use chemicals which need to be used according to MSDS specifications and specific school safety rules. Personal protection must be taken as indicated. As with all chemicals, use precautions. Solids should not be inhaled and contact with skin, eyes, or clothing should be avoided. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. Dispose as indicated. All experiments must be conducted in the presence of an educator trained for science teaching. All experiments will be carried out at your own risk. Aarhus University (iNANO) and the entire NANOYOU consortium assume no liability for damage or consequential losses sustained as a result of the carrying out of the experiments described.

Experiment with Colorimetric Gold Nanosensor by NANOYOU is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. However, this does not apply to some images used in this kit which are protected by copyright. Click here to view a list of these images. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available contacting ARTTIC.

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Friday, 05 February 2010 00:00 - Experiment on Natural Nanomaterials http://nanoyou.eu//index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=499:experiment-on-natural-nanomaterials-nanotechnology-education-resources&catid=87:hands-on-activities&directory=4 We have many natural nanomaterials around us and in this experiment you will learn that two very common materials, milk and gelatine, are indeed two of these. The properties of these materials are directly connected to their molecular supra-organisation, which includes nanotechnologies.

If you want to know more about the properties of milk and gelatine do the experiment that NANOYOU proposes you. You will find the information you need in the documents below.

 

Please note that the experiments described in the following training kit use chemicals which need to be used according to MSDS specifications and specific school safety rules. Personal protection must be taken as indicated. As with all chemicals, use precautions. Solids should not be inhaled and contact with skin, eyes, or clothing should be avoided. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. Dispose as indicated. All experiments must be conducted in the presence of an educator trained for science teaching. All experiments will be carried out at your own risk. Aarhus University (iNANO) and the entire NANOYOU consortium assume no liability for damage or consequential losses sustained as a result of the carrying out of the experiments described.

 

Experiment on Natural Nanomaterials by NANOYOU is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. However, this does not apply to some images used in this kit which are protected by copyright. Click here to view a list of these images. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available contacting ARTTIC.

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Friday, 05 February 2010 00:00 - Experiment with Liquid Crystals http://nanoyou.eu//index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=500:experiment-with-liquid-crystals&catid=87:hands-on-activities&directory=4 Liquid crystals are an example of self-assembled molecules that are sensitive to external factors, such as temperature, and that change their assembly as a consequence of variations in these factors. In this experiment you will see how some liquid crystals change colour as their temperature is changed! You will find the information you need to carry out the experiment in the documents below. You can also watch the information video available below.

 

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Credit: The experiment shown in this video has been adapted from adapted from the activity “Preparation of Cholesteryl Ester Liquid Crystals” available at http://mrsec.wisc.edu/Edetc/nanolab/LC_prep/index.htm” and from the “Exploring materials: Crystal Liquids” activity developed by the NISE network (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0). The activity was developed for the NISE Network with funding from the National Science Foundation under Cooperative Agreement #ESI-0532536.

Music: Aakes by Urtzi Azkue, Creative Commons Share Alike 3.0

 

Please note that the experiments described in the following training kit use chemicals which need to be used according to MSDS specifications and specific school safety rules. Personal protection must be taken as indicated. As with all chemicals, use precautions. Solids should not be inhaled and contact with skin, eyes, or clothing should be avoided. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. Dispose as indicated. All experiments must be conducted in the presence of an educator trained for science teaching. All experiments will be carried out at your own risk. Aarhus University (iNANO) and the entire NANOYOU consortium assume no liability for damage or consequential losses sustained as a result of the carrying out of the experiments described.

Experiment with Liquid Crystals by NANOYOU is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. However, this does not apply to some images used in this kit which are protected by copyright. Click here to view a list of these images. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available contacting ARTTIC.

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Thursday, 05 November 2009 09:43 - NanoSchoolBox - Nanotechnology experiments http://nanoyou.eu//index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=135:nanoschoolbox-nanotechnology-education-resources&catid=87:hands-on-activities&directory=4 The NanoSchoolBox is an experimental kit that provides students and teachers with the opportunity to complete nanotechnology experiments or demonstrations. The kit is produced by NanoBioNet. The following document provides some examples of these experiments. For more information about the NanoSchoolBox and how to get one, you can contact NanoBioNet at info@nanobionet.de.]]> Thu, 05 Nov 2009 09:43:59 +0100 Wednesday, 26 August 2009 00:00 - Access Nano - Nanotechnology education http://nanoyou.eu//index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=98:access-nano-nanotechnology-education&catid=87:hands-on-activities&directory=4 AccessNano is an Australian nanotechnology educational resource designed to introduce accessible and innovative science and technology into casino spiele secondary school classrooms.

On their website, there are several teaching modules available that relate to different areas of Nanoscience, for different age groups, all of which include experiments that can be done in the classroom to illustrate concepts.

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Monday, 27 July 2009 00:00 - Science in School - Nanotechnology http://nanoyou.eu//index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=100:science-in-school-nanotechnology&catid=87:hands-on-activities&directory=4 Science in School is a science education journal that aims to promote inspiring science teaching by encouraging communication between teachers, scientists, and everyone else involved in European science education. It was originally supported by European Commission and is now published and funded by EIROforum.

In this article, Matthias Mallmann from NanoBioNet eV explains what nanotechnology is and suggests some experiments that can be done in the classroom.

 

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Monday, 13 July 2009 00:00 - Nanozone - Nanotechnology virtual experiments http://nanoyou.eu//index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=82:nanozone-nanotechnology-virtual-experiments&catid=45:virtual-experiments&directory=4 In the Nanozone portal you will be able to do nanotechnology virtual experiments to save a farm, to cure Ratty from his disease and to make nanosize wires. You will also be able to read the story of scientists working with those applications.

NanoZone is a web portal that mirrors a permanent exhibition established by the Lawrence Hall of Science, from the University of California, Berkeley.]]>
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Saturday, 27 June 2009 19:59 - NISE Net - Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network http://nanoyou.eu//index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=24:nise-net-nanotechnology-nanoscience-education-resources&catid=87:hands-on-activities&directory=4

The Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE Net) is a US based community that links researchers working on nanoscale sciences and engineering with informal science educators in order to foster public awareness, engagement, and a better understanding of nanoscale science, engineering and technology. Even if the materials available are mostly aimed at informal education, the activities and programs can easily be adapted for formal educational use as well. 

Through its web portal NISE Network offers a wide range of free resources for educators including exhibits, activities and programmes, forums, media and other tools to engage with the public. These are available in different formats, from hands-on experiments and videos to theatre and games, and are always accompanied by extensive background information, as well as a detailed description on how the activity should be developed.


 

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