Nano for Kids > K-12 Links
Check out some of these great nanotechnology content links for students in grades K-12 and their teachers!
iKnow Nano is a program that introduces students to nanotechnology. Part of the NanoNow
web series, iKnow Nano will teach students about various topics related
to nanotechnology, from how things are made at the nanoscale, to how
nanotechnology impacts our everyday lives. Click here to view.
National Nanotechnology Initiative - For Students K-12
Loaded with nano activities, quizzes and links for students!
National Nanotechnology Initiative - Teacher Resources
Links and information for educators, including "Research Experience
for Teachers" (RET) - a program funded by the National Science
Foundation for K-12 teachers and community college faculty. Located at a
number of research universities, the program places teachers in
engineering research facilities during the summer so that they can bring
knowledge of engineering and technological innovation into their
Nanotechnology classroom activities, design challenges, videos,
articles and more for grades K-4, 5-8, 9-12 and college/university level
Kids can get their nanotechnology questions answered here!
NanoEd Resource Portal
Teachers looking for help with nanoscience and technology curriculum can
find assistance on the NanoEd Resource Portal. NanoEd is a "one-click
resource" site for finding educational resources and to showcase work to
facilitate collaborations within the Nanoscale Science and Engineering
Education (NSEE) community.
Forbes: Where To Educate Your Children
The Capital Region was recently featured in Forbes as one of the
20 best cities to educate your children. Using indicators such as
school support, private school options, library popularity, college
towns and college options, Albany-Schenectady-Troy ranked # 7 in the
list of US cities.
Science News for Kids
This interactive website offers
timely items of interest about science to kids, accompanied by
suggestions for hands-on activities, books, articles, web resources and
other useful materials.