Nanotechnology in Undergraduate Education

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Overview


Funding of development and implementation of nanotechnology experiences into the undergraduate curriculum has been increasing in recent years due to the expectation of the enormous impact nanotechnology research will have on the future workforce and the need for understanding of nanotechnology concepts by the general population. This symposium series book describes various course and curricula modifications being incorporated by institutions as well as specific laboratory experiences appropriate for undergraduates. Also included is an introduction to techniques necessary for characterization of materials at the nanoscale.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780841269682
  • Publisher: American Chemical Society
  • Publication date: 2/9/2010
  • Series: ACS Symposium Series , #1010
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Kimberly A. O. Pacheco is Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the University of Northern Colorado

Richard Schwenz is Professor of Chemistry at the University of Northern Colorado

Wayne E. Jones, Jr. is Professor of Chemistry and Director of Graduate Studies at Binghamton University (SUNY)

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Table of Contents

1. Overview Pacheco, Schwenz, and Jones

Course and Curriculum Innovations
2. Nanotechnology items for ACS Exams standardized tests T. Holme
3. Seeding nanoscience throughout the undergraduate chemistry curriculum B. H. Augustine
4. Integration of nanoscale science and technology into undergraduate curricula S. Iyer
5. Big emphasis on a small topic: Introducing nanoscience to undergraduate science majors R. Schwenz

Nanoscale Laboratory Experiences
6. X-ray Diffraction R. Macaluso
7. Development of hands-on nanotechnology content materials: Undergraduate chemistry and beyond S. C. Larsen
8. Laboratory modules on environmental impacts of nanotechnology J. Zhang
9. Scanning tunneling microscopy and single molecule conductance: Novel undergraduate laboratory experiments E. V. Iski
10. Evolution of a nanotechnology lab for 1st year college students K. Winkelmann
11. Integration of nanoscience into the undergraduate curriculum via simple experiments based on electrospinning of polymer nanofibers N. J. Pinto
12. Exploring the Scanning Probe: A simple hands-on experment simulating the operation and characteristics of the atomic force microscope A. Layson (Teeters)
13. Benchtop nanoscale patterning experiments T. Odom

Indexes Author Index Subject Index

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