National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network

National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network

Serving Nanoscale Science, Engineering & Technology

Offsite Nanotechnology Education Resources

In addition to the NNIN generated resources available on this site, there are many excellent resources for nanotechnology education available on the web from other research centers with programs similar to NNIN's which may meet particular needs.

NNIN is not responsible for the content of these links.

  • NanoSense: Lesson plans and activities designed for teaching nanoscience at the high school level
    http://nanosense.org/
  • Nanozone at the Lawrence Hall of Science: Interactive games, videos, scale, and meet a scientist—in the Nanozone!
    http://nanozone.org
  • National Cancer Institute: Resource information on nanotechnology in cancer treatment.
    http://nano.cancer.gov/learn/
     
  • National Nanotechnology Initiative: NNI (not to be confused with NNIN) is the overarching program encompassing all U.S. government nanotechnology activites. This site has an Education Center link which provides information for K-12 students and teachers.
    http://www.nano.gov
     
  • NISE Net: Nanoscale Informal Science Network—NISE Net is focused on Informal Science Education, e.g. via museums and public events. The site contains Interesting articles, images and a catalog of activities developed by NISE Net that are suitable for classroom and public events. Selected activities are available in Spanish
    http://www.nisenet.org/
     
  • ScienceCentral, Inc: Information and videos on current research, including nanotechnology.   http://www.sciencentral.com
     
  • Science Museum UK Online: Information about nanotechnology and how scientists are using it to improve our daily lives. Includes an interactive game.
    http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/antenna/nano/
     
  • Try Nano: Resources, lessons, general information.
    http://www.trynano.org/resources.html
     
  • UCLA: California Nanosytems Institute - High School nanoscience program with lessons.
    http://cnsi.ctrl.ucla.edu/nanoscience/pages/
     
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: CEMMS: Online labs that include nano-silver, gold and investigating chocolate.
    https://nano-cemms.illinois.edu/materials
  • Vega Science Trust, England: Videos on a range of science topics including nanotechnology & how it will change the world. Includes interviews with Nobel Prize winners
    http://www.vega.org.uk/
    http://www.vega.org.uk/video/programme/3
     
  • Project on Emerging Nanotechnology at Woodrow Wilson International Center: This site contains many resources related to society and the safe development of nanotechnology. The site also has a list of currently available consumer products.
    http://www.nanotechproject.org/
     
  • Virtual Lab-University of Virginia: Interactive animations on nanotechnology related topics including Atomic Force Microscopes, Scanning tunneling Microscopes, Transistors, Integrated Circuits, CD/DVD Players, DNA
    http://virlab.virginia.edu/VL/home.htm