New to Nano?

Are you new to nano, and wondering what it's all about?  Below are some links we've compiled with good introductory material about nanoscale science.  Please note that clicking the links will take you away from the CNS-UCSB website, to content provided by other educational programs and institutions.


General Nanoscale Science Resources

NISE Net, targeted at informal science educators, has a lot of resources - hands-on demos, activities and videos.
    Intro to nano video by NISE Net

A great intro to nano video by KQED QUEST: "Nanotechnology Takes Off"

"When Things Get Small" video by UCSD TV

The Nano Song

History of nano interactive timeline, Northwestern Univ. DiscoverNANO

Lawrence Berkeley Hall

NACK, Penn State University Center for Nanotechnology Education and Utilization, (about careers)

Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies Intro to Nano webpage

Interactive Universcale

For kids:

Explain that Stuff