The Cornell NanoScale Facility (CNF) is one of the leading resources for nanotechnology research in the country. As part of our education and outreach program we are beginning a partnership with NYS 4-H in support of 4-H STEM (http://nys4h.cce.cornell.edu/about us/Pages/4-HSET.aspx).
CNF produces Nanooze, an engaging science "nanotechnology news" magazine designed for kids. Nanooze is available online at www.nanooze.org. Print issues are distributed free to classrooms and organized STEM outreach groups such as 4H. Please request via your county 4H STEM coordinator. Coordinators may request via the contact form at www.nanooze.org.
Additional education activities developed in conjunction with CNF programs are available via the NNIN Education Portal (http://www.nnin.org/education-training/k-12-teachers/nanotechnology-curriculum-materials).
The CNF Offers Education Opportunities for Middle and High School Students
Please contact Ms. Melanie-Claire Mallison [email], CNF Public Relations Associate, to bring your school group to visit the CNF. We offer an introduction to nanotechnology and nanofabrication, age-appropriate brochures and newsletters (and pens!), and fun experimenting in our hands-on demonstration room.
Because of the nature of our facility, we do not take K-12 students into our cleanroom, but we do offer "walk-about" tours of Duffield Hall, including looking in on the cleanroom and discussing what is being seen through the windows.
Let us introduce your students to our nano-world!
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