Chapter 15. Too Small to See: Educating the Next Generation in Nanoscale Science and Engineering

  1. Dr. Challa S. S. R. Kumar5,
  2. Prof. Dr. Josef Hormes5 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Carola Leuschner6
  1. Anna M. Waldron1,
  2. Keith Sheppard2,
  3. Douglas Spencer3 and
  4. Carl A. Batt4

Published Online: 12 APR 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527603476.ch15

Nanofabrication Towards Biomedical Applications: Techniques, Tools, Applications, and Impact

Nanofabrication Towards Biomedical Applications: Techniques, Tools, Applications, and Impact

How to Cite

Waldron, A. M., Sheppard, K., Spencer, D. and Batt, C. A. (2005) Too Small to See: Educating the Next Generation in Nanoscale Science and Engineering, in Nanofabrication Towards Biomedical Applications: Techniques, Tools, Applications, and Impact (eds C. S. S. R. Kumar, J. Hormes and C. Leuschner), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527603476.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices, Louisiana State University, 6980 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70806, USA

  2. 6

    Reproductive Biotechnology Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Centre, Louisiana State University, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Cornell University, Nanobiotechnology Center, 350 Duffield Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA

  2. 2

    Columbia University, Teachers College, 525 West 120th Street, Box 210, New York City, NY 10027, USA

  3. 3

    Edu, Inc., 6900-29 Daniels Parkway, Fort Meyers, FL 33912, Florida, 33901, USA

  4. 4

    Cornell University, Food Science Department, 312 Stocking Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 APR 2005
  2. Published Print: 20 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527311156

Online ISBN: 9783527603473

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Keywords:

  • biomedical nanotechnology;
  • impact on industry;
  • society;
  • education;
  • nanoscale science;
  • engineering;
  • things too small to see;
  • things that scare us

Summary

  • Introduction

  • Nanotechnology as a Motivator for Engaging Students

  • The Nanometer Scale

    • Too Small to See

    • How Do We See Things Too Small to See?

    • How Do We Make Things Too Small to See?

  • Understanding Things Too Small to See

    • What They Know

    • Particle Theory

  • Creating Hands-On Science Learning Activities to Engage the Mind

  • Things That Scare Us

    • The Societal Concerns of Nanotechnology

    • The Next Generation

  • The Road Ahead