(Please note that playing the videos will require different plug-in applications, which means you may need to download the proper video player.)
What is Matter? http://www.wpsu.org/nano/lessonplan_detail.phpplp jd=21
What is a Molecule? http://www.wpsu.org/nano/media/Molecule.mov
Electrostatic Self-Assembly. NanoSonic. http://www.nanosonic.com/schoolkits/
Nanoparticles—Chemistry, Structure and Function. Presented by: Karen L. Wooley, PhD, Professor Washington University in Saint Louis, Department of Chemistry. http://www.blueskybroadcast.com/Client/ARVO/
Dendritic Polymer Adhesives for Corneal Wound Repair, Presented by: Mark W. Grinstaff, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry, Metcalf Center for Science and Engineering. http://www.blueskybroadcast.com/ Client/ARVO/
Nanowires and Nanocrystals for Nanotechnology. Yi Cui is an Assistant Professor in the Materials Science and Engineering Department at Stanford. video.google.com/videoplay?docid=6571968052542741458
Big Picture on NanoScience: http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/node5954.html
Nanozine—This site is a Nanotechnology magazine with many definitions and links to other nanoscience sites.
Foresight Nanotech Institute: http://www.foresight.org/
NASA and Self-Replicating Systems:http://www.zyvex.com/nanotech/selfRepNASA .html
How Stuff Works: How Nanotechnology Will Work:
Animated narrative shows how nanotechnology has the potential to totally change manufacturing, health care and many other areas. http://www.howstuffworks.com/nanotechnology.htm
SOMETHING TO DO
Make soap bubbles to learn about self-assembly. Exploratorium. http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/soap_bubbles.html
Nanoscale Activity: NanoSugar. Introduces the idea of a nanometer and ties in the surface area to volume concept, University of Wisconsin.
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