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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 teaches 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 classrooms.

NASA Quest
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!