2012 SMILE Workshop on Nanoscience

Wednesday August 8th, 2012, at La Sells Center, Oregon State University

Powerpoint presentation for the workshop: smile_workshop_v4.ppt

This three hour workshop for high school teachers introduced seven hands-on classroom activities. The activities included exfoliating graphene, electronic measurements of playdough (the shape of the playdough changes its resistance), making scale models of nanoelectronic circuits, and a classroom version of an atomic force microscope.

Videos shown during the workshop

Squishy Circuits Intro

Ion Milling

Nano and me: Gold

Nano and me: Aluminum

A day made of Glass by Corning

Watching an atomic force microscope image a surface

Atomic force microscope image of dna wiggling and jiggling

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number 1151369. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.


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