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Microscope 2 day lab Lesson Plan

This 2 part lesson introduces students to the basics of measurements using the metric system, magnification, simple concepts of Nano and using the SEM to make detailed observations.

Microscope Lab

Microscope lab worksheets created and shared by Robin Johnson from Azevada Elementary for her 2-6th grade classes.

SEM Activity- Getting to know all the parts of the SEM

This is a small worksheet to be used for older students to quickly gage their understand of the parts of the SEM as they appear on the STEM Resource book “Let’s Familiarize Ourselves with the SEM!”

Morpho Butterfly: Structure of Color

Color or not? Explore how Nanostructures can affect the world we see and how humans have used these hidden structures, to our naked eye, to our advantage in everyday objects.

Seeing Nano

The NNIN has created some learning modules to help students understand sizes on the nano scale.

Have fun with this micrograph guessing game!

The attached Powerpoint Presentation is intended to get kids excited about everyday items in the TM3030! Download and play with your students today and see how many they can guess!

Hitachi Ltd. Case Study

Hitachi Ltd. has recently published an in-depth Case Study investigating the state of STEM education in the US and the impact the Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc. STEM Education Outreach Program has had thus far on students and educators alike. Please access the link below to read all about this exciting study! http://www.hitachi.us/case_studies/stem-education/

Hitachi’s Commitment

Hitachi’s Commitment

Our mission is to inspire the next generation of innovative pioneers through the advancement of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Together we work with Change The Equation and The National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network to promote STEM education nationally.

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