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Triangle museums team up for NanoDays

Posted March 22, 2010

Local museums and universities are teaming up for a week of programs aimed at teaching kids and everybody else about nanotechnology.

What's that? Nanotechnology describes science and engineering on a very small scale. Nanotechnology has all kinds of applications from technology to construction to medicine and the military. But not a lot of people know about it.

NanoDays runs from Saturday to April 4. There will be several special events in the Triangle.

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Museum of Life and Science staff and scientists from Duke and IBM will offer hands-on programs and demonstrations about nanoscale science, engineering and technology.

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, join Morehead Planetarium and Science Center educators and UNC scientists in learning about nanoscience research, particularly as it relates to medicine and human health. Participate in hands-on activities, demonstrations and laboratory tours featuring big research at the smallest scale.

And from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, young kids can all learn about the science at NanoDays at Marbles. Meet nanoscientists from Duke University as they present hands-on programs and interactive demonstrations on all things small.

 

 

 

Click here for more information and links about the event and nanotechnology.


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