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  1. An Introduction to Nanotechnology

    18 Feb 2015 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Ali Shakouri

    Nanotechnology enables the manipulation of matter and the fabrication of devices with atomic dimensions. New material properties emerge from large surface to volume ratios and the quantum mechanical nature of electrons. On a nanometer length scale, physics, chemistry, and biology converge. In...

  2. Applications of Lego Modeling to Advanced Biology

    18 Sep 2013 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Suzanne Cunningham

    This one hour video presentation given by Suzanne Cunningham. In the video she demonstrates applications of lego modeling to advanced high school biology. It was presented to the Research Goes to School Summer 2013 participants. Be sure to look at the supporting documents to see a copy of the...

  3. Architectural Access, ADA Building Codes

    17 Jul 2014 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Brad Duerstock

  4. Assessment-Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Todd M Bauer (contributor), Breanna Berkheiser (contributor), Sharon M Mapes (contributor), Taylor Matthew Owings (contributor)

    This presentation addresses:1) How will you assess student progress (formative)?2) How will you assess student learning (summative)?3) What instruments/formats will you use to assess progress and mastery?4) How will you involve the community to include a larger audience?

  5. Building Future Optical Technologies with Plasmonic Metamaterials

    18 Feb 2015 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Alexandra Boltasseva

    The focus of this lecture is to introduce "plasmonic" structures and "metamaterials" as potential building blocks for advanced optical technologies including denser optical circuitry with reduced footprint; enhanced data storage; novel nanofabrication techniques capable of creating nanoscale...

  6. 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...

  7. Chemical Catalysis for Sustainable Energy

    17 Feb 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Kari Clase

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  8. Clint Chapple- Plant Genetics and Biomass to Biofuels

    18 Jun 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Clint Chapple

    In this 98 minute presentation, Dr. Clint Chapple gives a presentation on plant genetics and their impacts to plants' physical characteristics. He then describes how this research has been used to make biomass crops that can be used for a variety of purposes including paper production and biofuel...

  9. Controlled Science for Biomass Conversion to Fuels and Chemicals

    12 Jun 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Mahdi Abu-Omar

    In this talk, Dr. Madhi Abu-Omar, Professor of Chemistry and Associate Director of C3Bio, describes the role of fossil fuels for energy production and preparation of specialty chemicals. He then describes the role of chemistry in using biomass to make biofuels as well as feedstocks for specialty...

  10. Critical Thinking Assessment Test (CAT)

    26 Mar 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Kevin Harris

    This 47 minute video is from the Critical Thinking Assessment Test(CAT)webinar held on March 20, 2012. The CAT assesses a broad range of skills that are important components of critical thinking and problem-solving. The test questions are derived from real world situations. Most of the questions...

  11. Culture of the Classroom- Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Greysy Rodriguez (contributor), Nicole Sheppard (contributor), Kathryn Grace Stwalley (contributor), Russell Wiggins (contributor)

    This presentation addresses:1) How will students work together (collaboration and teamwork)?2) How will the students monitor their work (training them to take ownership, active engagement, choice and creation)?

  12. 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...

  13. Experiences with an Eye Tracker in Visualization Studies

    17 Mar 2014 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Ji Soo Yi

    Invited talk which took place at the DLRC Showcase & Symposium held on Feb. 18, 2014. Talk slides are available under the supporting documents tab.In this short talk, Dr. Yi shares his research experiences with an eye tracker, Tobii X60, since 2009. He has used this eye tracker for evaluation...

  14. 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...

  15. Follow-Up: Creating a Bar Graph in Excel

    11 Jan 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman

    This narrated video shows how to create a bar graph in Excel with data from the M&M activity.

  16. Follow-Up: Creating a Line Graph in Excel

    11 Jan 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman

    This narrated video shows how to create a line graph in Excel using data from measurements of the shadow cast by a stick at various times throughout one day.

  17. Follow-Up: Creating a Pie Chart in Excel

    11 Jan 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman

    This narrated video shows how to create a pie chart in Excel using data about a set of coins that can help with concepts of probability.

  18. Follow-Up: Creating a Scatterplot in Excel

    11 Jan 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman

    This narrated video shows how to create a scatterplot or XY graph in Excel using data from the measurement of the circumference and diameter of various circular objects.

  19. Follow-Up: Introduction to Data Visualization with Excel

    11 Jan 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman

    This narrated PowerPoint presentation introduces this SLED online follow-up activity on using Excel to create various kinds of graphs or charts to visualize a data set.

  20. Funding, Grant and Community Resources- Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Emily Fero (contributor), Laura Amber Heverly (contributor), Samantha Schwartz (contributor)

    This presentation includes sample PBL lesson plans, materials and applications and funding opportunities.