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Sean Müller and Hannah Sevian

Thin film processing as a means of making light-emitting diodes

 

Lab module for making a ruthenium-based thin film device (high school) Using Organic Light-Emitting Electrochemical Thin-Film Devices To Teach Materials Science. J. Chem. Ed., (Nov. 2004) 81 [11], p. 1620
Allyson Bachta

Electron microscopy of steel samples

 

Lesson on the metric system (high school) The Metric System: Creating an Interdisciplinary, Problem-Based Learning Experience for Grade 9-12 Students
Kristy Beauvais

Polymer viscosity measurement

 

Building simple dc motors (high school) The Simple DC Motor: A Teacher’s Guide (PDF)
Aaron Osowiecki Electromagnetism and the engineering design process Building simple dc motors (high school) Building an Inexpensive Motor in the Classroom (PDF)
Aaron Osowiecki Measuring the infra-red emission of visible organic LEDs Unit that introduces high school students to the electromagnetic spectrum (high school) Keeping It Cool!!
Anthony Fascia Lithographic manipulation of Bucky balls and nanotubes Chemistry lab on contact angles and surface tension (high school) Measurement of Contact Angle–Surface Tension
Elizabeth Broadwater Making photovoltaic devices by assembling photosensitive biological molecules onto surfaces Unit on what energy is and how it is converted into different forms (middle school) An Investigation of Energy and How It is Transferred
Kristen Cacciatore Processing polymers one molelcular layer at a time Lab unit on making thin films composed of alternating layers of charged polymers (high school) Thin Polymer Films: Connections to Photography, Technology, and the Nanoworld
Sean Müller and Michael Cirelli

Designing a circuit that functions as a light meter

 

Comprehensive module that includes basic photography, circuits, and the engineering design process. High-Speed Photography with Electronic Flash:
A WebQuest for 9th-12th Graders in Advanced Photography

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