University of Wisconsin–Madison

New Paper Published

The paper “Microwave Synthesis of Zinc Hydroxy Sulfate Nanoplates and Zinc Oxide Nanorods in the Classroom” has been published in the Journal of Chemical Education. It was written from an activity developed by Rafal Dziedzic, …

PEOPLE Program

Jordyn Schroeder is a Research Experience for Undergraduate participant from the University of Maryland who has been working with us this summer to develop research-based educational materials. Check out The Capital Times write up of …

New RET Activity Published

A new activity has been added to the Activities page: “Modeling How Antennas Transmit/Receive Electromagnetic Wave Signals Using Mechanical (Water) Waves.” The activity was developed by middle school teacher Katie Leary during the 2013 Research …

Bogota

On October 8, 2013, MRSEC Education Director Anne Lynn Gillian-Daniel visited Bogota, Columbia to talk about working with teachers to inform their students and the general public about nanoscience, materials science, and nanotechnology. You can …

MRSEC Education mentioned on Listverse.com

The UW-MRSEC Education Group has been mentioned on Listverse.com’s “10 Amazing Man-made Substances” List for an introductory video of Memory Metal! The video stars Wendy Crone and illustrates the wonders of new materials and the …