The Nano Research Facility at Washington University <br />and the Saint Louis Science Center present NanoDays™ 2010<br />A...
The Saint Louis Science Center hosts NanoDays™ and promotes the event to local and underserved school districts.<br />Over...
Hands-on demos were provided to the Nano Research Facility via a grant and kits provided by the Nanoscale Informal Science...
The NISE kits promoted the NRF’s goal of providing and developing hands-on Process-Oriented Guided Learning activities for...
The NanoDays™ festival also offers networking opportunities for the NRF and local school teachers.<br />NRF Education Mana...
NRF staff member Kate Nelson leads the Measuring Molecules demonstration.<br />Measuring Molecules uses balloons filled wi...
NRF staff member Kate Nelson leads the Measuring Molecules demonstration.<br />Measuring Molecules uses balloons filled wi...
The Magic Sand™ demonstration led by McKelvey scholar Becky Strubberg, was popular with kids and adults. <br />Magic sand ...
Nano –Tex™ provided samples of their hydrophobic fabric for the Nanotextiles demonstration, which students could test with...
NRF User Maureen McKiernan demonstrates ferrofluids (left) with Administrative Coordinator Dee Stewart (right).<br />The F...
NRF User Maureen McKiernan and the Gravity demonstration.<br />The Gravity demonstration uses different-sized cups of wate...
NRF Staff Member Kate Nelson with the Scanning Probe Microscope demonstration<br />The SPM demonstration uses magnets to m...
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NanoDays

Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - NanoDays

  • 1. The Nano Research Facility at Washington University <br />and the Saint Louis Science Center present NanoDays™ 2010<br />A nationwide festival of educational programs and hands-on demonstrations about nanoscale science and engineering and its potential impact on the future. <br />
  • 2. The Saint Louis Science Center hosts NanoDays™ and promotes the event to local and underserved school districts.<br />Over twenty St. Louis schools participated on Friday, April 23 with assistance from the St. Louis Science Center’s Emerging Technologies Director, Christine Roman. Picture by Vikram Singh.<br />
  • 3. Hands-on demos were provided to the Nano Research Facility via a grant and kits provided by the Nanoscale Informal Science Network (NISE). <br />McKelvey scholar and NanoDays™ volunteer Becky Strubberg with NISE kits preparing for the morning.<br />
  • 4. The NISE kits promoted the NRF’s goal of providing and developing hands-on Process-Oriented Guided Learning activities for K-12.<br />NRF staff Dee Stewart (left) with Kate Nelson (right) prepare for the morning with their NISE kits.<br />
  • 5. The NanoDays™ festival also offers networking opportunities for the NRF and local school teachers.<br />NRF Education Manager Kristy Wendt speaks with local teachers while participating in the Nanotextiles demonstration with NRF Administrative Coordinator Dee Stewart. Picture by Vikram Singh.<br />
  • 6. NRF staff member Kate Nelson leads the Measuring Molecules demonstration.<br />Measuring Molecules uses balloons filled with a scent extract to introduce the concept of diffusion, molecules and size. <br />
  • 7. NRF staff member Kate Nelson leads the Measuring Molecules demonstration.<br />Measuring Molecules uses balloons filled with a scent extract to introduce the concept of diffusion, molecules and size. <br />
  • 8. The Magic Sand™ demonstration led by McKelvey scholar Becky Strubberg, was popular with kids and adults. <br />Magic sand is coated with a non-polar, hydrophobic layer that prevents it from becoming wet. Picture by Vikram Singh. <br />
  • 9. Nano –Tex™ provided samples of their hydrophobic fabric for the Nanotextiles demonstration, which students could test with water.<br />NRF Education Manager Kristy Wendt and NRF Administrative Coordinator Dee Stewart<br />
  • 10. NRF User Maureen McKiernan demonstrates ferrofluids (left) with Administrative Coordinator Dee Stewart (right).<br />The Ferrofluid demonstration teaches the concepts of nanoscale properties, colloids, and superparamagnetics.<br />
  • 11. NRF User Maureen McKiernan and the Gravity demonstration.<br />The Gravity demonstration uses different-sized cups of water to show how force interaction can vary with size. The size of the cup- and amount of water it holds- determines which force is more important, gravity or surface tension.<br />
  • 12. NRF Staff Member Kate Nelson with the Scanning Probe Microscope demonstration<br />The SPM demonstration uses magnets to model a scanning probe microscope, allowing the user to “feel” a magnetic field.<br />