Nanotechnology with Dr. Ali Shakouri, Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University
01 Jan 2015 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Lisa Paulette Kirkham
In this 26 minute video Dr. Ali Shakouri talks about nanotechnology work in his lab at Purdue. Electro semi-conductors that heat and cool at the nanoscale are shown and explained.
Center for Direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels (C3Bio): An Overview with Dr. Maureen McCann, Center Director
20 May 2014 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Lisa Paulette Kirkham
Dr. Maureen McCann, Director of the C3Bio center, provides a 25 minute virtual field trip for high school STEM students. Dr. McCann, a plant biologist, directs interdisciplinary efforts with chemists, biologists, physicists, engineers, and economists to find effective, efficient ways of...
RGS Student Content Test Data Cohort2
10 Mar 2014 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Ann Bessenbacher, Lola Adedokun, Kari Clase, Lisa Paulette Kirkham, Nicole Cook, Kasey Goodpaster
This is the Research Goes to School student content test data pairs from cohort 2. The pre and post tests were completed during the Fall 2012-Spring 2013 school year and at different times depending on the school implementation. The data is deidentified with 200 pre-post pairs in an excel file...
Extracting Energy From Plants: Why is this important? A Virtual Field Trip by Dr. Mahdi Abu-Omar
06 Feb 2014 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Lisa Paulette Kirkham
Dr. Mahdi Abu-Omar, Robert Wetherill Professor of Chemistry, presents a 20 minute virtual field trip for high school STEM students. Dr. Abu-Omar describes work he is doing on the conversion of biomass to biofuels, emphasizing techniques for breaking down lignin in plant materials. Lignin contains...
Dr. Nate Mosier's Virtual Field Trip on Developing Biofuels
04 Dec 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Nate Mosier, Lisa Paulette Kirkham
Dr. Nate Mosier, Associate Professor of Ag and Biological Engineering, presents a 30 minute virtual field trip for high school STEM students. Dr. Mosier and his graduate assistant, Barron Hewetson, describe work they are doing on the conversion of biomass to biofuels, with a special emphasis on...