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Hands-On Introduction to Nanotechnology for Educators


Join us and explore the world of nanotechnology! Participants will learn about: The growing applications of nano in industries including: biotechnology, MEMS, optoelectronics, and many more! The basics of nanofabrication processes and tools. A tour of class 10 cleanrooms in the Penn State Nanofabrication Facility and the CNEU Teaching Cleanroom. This workshop is designed for: Post-Secondary, Secondary Science, Technology, and Vocational-Technical Educators; Guidance Counselors; School Administrators, and others. Workshop Information: http://nano4me.org/workshops.php. Financial support may be available to qualified applicants. Interested in implementing a nano program or courses in your home institution? Interested in learning what NACK is doing in Pennsylvania? A two-year institution? Or, a four year institution in partnership with a two-year or technical school? A secondary science, technology or vocational technical teacher, administrator or counselor that teaches or is involved in the administration of the STEM curriculum at your institution? If you answered yes to the above questions, then you can apply for participant support funding! Please provide a letter of support from an administrator at your institution. This letter should: Recommend your attendance; Affirm your institution's interest in learning more about nanotechnology for potential implementation into courses and/or programs. Fax, mail or email the completed application along with your letter of support to: Attn: Sue Barger, The Pennsylvania State University Center for Nanotechnology Education and Utilization, 101 Innovation Blvd., Ste. 112, University Park, PA 16802. Fax: 814-865-3018 Email: sbarger@engr.psu.edu




Active Learning
Faculty Development



Target Audience

Four Year College/University
Two Year College

Start Date

Tuesday, May 07, 2013 at 8:00 AM

End Date

Thursday, May 09, 2013 at 5:00 PM

Time Zone

Eastern Standard Time (North America)

Presented By

NACK Network



Contact Name

Sue Barger

Contact Email