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WHAT’S IT MADE OF? #2

In this episode we look at different types of keys to see what they are made of. This video was produced by the NUANCE Center at Northwestern University. Northwestern University Atomic & Nanoscale Characterization Experimental Center http://www.nuance.northwestern.edu/  

SEM Terminology Crossword Puzzle and Word Search

This crossword puzzle and word search can be used as a tool to help students learn scanning electron microscopy terminology and get familiar with the functionality of the TM3000!

Matching Worksheet

Use this worksheet to help students understand what common items look like in a Scanning Electron Microscope! Matching Worksheet Matching Worksheet (Answers)

SEM Image Library- What everyday things look like in the TM3000!

This presentation will give you an idea of all types of samples that can be viewed in the TM3000. Sharing these images with students will get them excited about the nano-world and the doors a Scanning Electron Microscope can open!

WHAT’S IT MADE OF?

This episode we look at the sparkly shiny parts of a $20 bill.  Produced by the NUANCE Center at Northwestern University. Northwestern University Atomic & Nanoscale Characterization Experimental Center http://www.nuance.northwestern.edu/

Nanoscale Measurement Worksheet

This is a worksheet created by a fellow educator as she taught her students about microscopy and measurement tools.

HOW SMALL IS NANO?

This video will give perspective on the tiny world of Nanotechnology and just how small it really is.

SEM “LEARNING LAB” ENGAGE NANOTHINK!

Introduce students to nanotechnology, materials, and the nanoscale. Students will design and draw their interpretation of the SEM image using paint, color pencils, or markers.

SEM “Learning Lab” Explore NanoThink!

Nano Relief Prints of Nano Images: Art or Science or Both?  The lesson will incorporate art and energy science at nanoscale through investigations utilizing two-dimensional visual interpretations via SEM.

Science Buddies Overview

Free Science Fair Help for K-12 Science Students, Teachers, & Parents.  Science Buddies offers online help including how-to guides, project ideas, and advice.

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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