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2009 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 30 - December 4, 2009 | Boston
Meeting Chairs
: Kristi Anseth, Li-Chyong Chen, Peter Gumbsch, Ji-Cheng Zhao

Symposium PP : Materials Education

2009-12-01   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Eric Marshall New York Hall of Science
Julie Nucci Cornell University
Doug Dunham University of Wisconsin
Marlann Marinho Patterson University of Wisconsin-Stout
PP1: Marni Goldman Memorial and Materials Education for Persons with Disabilities I
Session Chairs
Charles Wade
Tuesday AM, December 01, 2009
Independence E (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - PP1.1
Marni Goldman Tribute: Contributions to Materials Science Education.

Charles Wade 1 , Curtis Frank 2
1 , IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California, United States, 2 CPIMA, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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9:45 AM - **PP1.2
Undergraduate Research on the Structure and Dynamics of Soft Materials.

Curtis Frank 1 , Charles Wade 2 , Kristin Black 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 Science and Technology, IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California, United States

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10:15 AM - **PP1.3
Attracting Undergraduate Majors to Materials Science & Engineering.

Peter Davies 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:45 AM - *
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11:15 AM - **PP1.4
Interactive Learning and K-8 Outreach Teaching in the Undergraduate Curriculum.

Lisa Pruitt 1 , Sara Atwood 2 , Eli Patten 3
1 Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 Mechanical, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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11:45 AM - PP1.5
Addressing Diversity in STEM Education.

Fiona Goodchild 1
1 CNSI, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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12:00 PM - PP1.6
Diversifying the Scientific Workforce through Encouraging, Educating, and Promoting Disabled Students.

Annemarie Ross 1
1 Science and Mathematics, Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester, New York, United States

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12:15 PM - **PP1.7
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Undergraduate Interns Investigate Smart Polymeric Materials.

Peggy Cebe 1
1 Physics and Astronomy, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States

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12:45 PM - PP1.8
Increasing the Involvement of Persons with Disabilities in Materials Science through a NSF MRSEC/RDE Alliance Collaboration.

Nitin Padture 1 3 , Margo Izzo 2 4 , Katharine Flores 1 3 , Christopher Andersen 1 2 5
1 Center for Emergent Materials, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States, 2 Ohio STEM Ability Alliance, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States, 4 Nisonger Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States, 5 Office of Research, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States

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PP2: Marni Goldman Memorial and Materials Education for Persons with Disabilities II
Session Chairs
Charles Wade
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2009
Independence E (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **PP2.1
Seeing Chemistry Through Sound: Tools for Building Independence in the Laboratory.

Andrew Greenberg 1 2 , Cary Supalo 3
1 Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 3 Chemistry, Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania, United States

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3:00 PM - PP2.2
NSF Investments in Future STEM Professionals: Focusing on Students with Disabilities.

Mark Leddy 1
1 Research in Disabilities Education Program, National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia, United States

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3:15 PM - PP2.3
Using Talking and Audible Tools to Assist Students Who Are Blind or Low Vision in the Science Laboratory Classroom.

Cary Supalo 1 , Thomas Mallouk 2 , April Hill 3 , William Carlsen 4 , Andrew Greenberg 5 , H. David Wohlers 6
1 Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 4 Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 5 Institute of Chemical Education, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 6 Chemistry, Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri, United States

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3:30 PM -
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PP3: Demonstrations and Lab Development
Session Chairs
Julie Nucci
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2009
Independence E (Sheraton)

4:00 PM - **PP3.1
How Do You Make It Good? The Iterative Development Process for High-Quality Education-Outreach Materials about Nanotechnology and Materials Science.

Greta Zenner 1
1 Interdisciplinary Education Group, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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4:30 PM - PP3.2
Teaching Nanotechnology through Stained Glass.

Wendy Crone 1 2 3 , Kimberly Duncan 2 3 , Angela Johnson 3 , Chris Johnson 2 , Kyle McElhinny 2 , Steve Ng 2 , Katie Cadwell 2 , Dana Horoszewski 2 3 , Ken Gentry 2 , George Lisensky 4 , Greta Zenner 2 3
1 Engineering Physics, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 3 Internships for Public Science Education Program, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 4 Department of Chemistry, Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin, United States

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4:45 PM - PP3.3
Materials Science and Engineering Demonstrations for a Wide Range of Audiences.

Amy Moll 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho, United States

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5:00 PM - PP3.4
Discovery Learning Tools in Materials Science: Concept Visualization with Dynamic and Interactive Spreadsheets.

Scott Sinex 1 , Joshua Halpern 2
1 Chemistry, Prince George's Community College, LARGO, Maryland, United States, 2 Chemistry, Howard University , Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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5:15 PM - PP3.5
Using a Low Cost Indentation Apparatus for the Study of Mechanical Properties of Thermoinsulating Materials and its Utilization in the Laboratory Practice of Students.

Hariton Polatoglou 1 , Harilaos Tsihouridis 2
1 Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki Greece, 2 , University of Thessaly, Larissa Greece

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5:30 PM - PP3.6
Building a Low-cost, Hands-on Learning Curriculum on Glass Science and Engineering using Candy Glass.

William Heffner 1 , Himanshu Jain 1
1 , Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States

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5:45 PM - PP3.7
Integrating Nanotechnology and Alternate Energies into the High School Classroom.

Steve Wignall 1 2 , Stephen Ducharme 2 , Nicholas Reding 3 2 , Kristin Kraemer 2
1 Physics, Seward High School, Seward, Nebraska, United States, 2 Department of Physics and Astronomy; Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, 3 Physics, Papillion-LaVista High School, Papillion, Nebraska, United States

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PP4: Poster Session: Marni Goldman Memorial and Materials Education
Session Chairs
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2009
Exhibit Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - PP4.1
Academic/Industrial/NSF Collaborations at the IBM Almaden Research Center-Benefits from Dr. Marni Goldman's Involvement.

Charles Wade 1 , Dolores Miller 1 , Kristin Black 2 , Curt Frank 2 , Joseph Pesek 3
1 Science and Technology, IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 3 Chemistry, San Jose State University, San Jose, California, United States

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9:00 PM - PP4.10
Epoxy Synthesis and Strength Testing for Use in First Year Undergraduate Laboratories.

Anthony Fusco 1 , Patricia Mabrouk 1
1 , Northeastern University, Westwood, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - PP4.11
Nano TV Dinner: Getting Results with Museum-Produced Nanotechnology Segments on a Regional News Network.

Carol Lynn Alpert 1 2 , Barbara Flagg 3
1 Strategic Projects, Museum of Science, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Research Center - ISE Partnerships, Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 3 , Multimedia Research, Bellport, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - PP4.14
Science Outreach at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Dane County.

Brittland DeKorver 1
1 chemistry, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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9:00 PM - PP4.15
Sights Unseen: Interacting with the Public Using Images of the Nanoscale.

Kimberly Duncan 1 2 , Megan Anderson 3 , David Meshoulam 2 , Morgan Sims 2 , Kelly Luster 2 , Angela Johnson 2 , Heidi Williamson 2 , Erin Hood 2 , Greta Zenner 1 2 , Wendy Crone 1 2 4
1 Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Internships in Public Science Education Program, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 3 School of Education, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 4 Engineering Physics, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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9:00 PM - PP4.16
Journey Into the Cell.

Krista Andersen 2 , Shea Bielby 1 , Jennifer Graves 3 , Britton McCaskill 1 , Alexey Vertegel 1
2 Biological Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States, 1 Bioengineering, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States, 3 Chemical Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - PP4.18
Leveraging Public-Private Research Partnerships for Community College Curricula in Nanoelectronics.

Robert Geer 1 , Abraham Michelen 2
1 College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, University at Albany SUNY, Albany, New York, United States, 2 Automotive, Manufacturing and Electrical Engineering Technologies, Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - PP4.19
Nanoscale Science Education for Secondary Science Teachers: From Research Experience and Professional Development to Public Outreach.

James McGonigle 1 , Holly Burnside 2 , Susan Yoon 1 , Jorge Santiago 1 , Yury Gogotsi 2 , Dawn Bonnell 1
1 , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 , Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - PP4.20
Translating Materials Research through Teacher Professional Development.

Patricia Dixon 1 , Jose Sanchez 1
1 National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States

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9:00 PM - PP4.21
Identification, Development and Implementation of Nanoscience Activities for Alabama K-12.

Martin Bakker 2 1 , Katrina Staggemeier 2 1 , Amy Grano 2 , Aaron Kuntz 4 , Jim Gleason 3 , Beth Sherrill 6 , Julie Covin 6 , Brenda O'Neal 2 , Leigh McKenzie 2 , Jacqueline White 2 , Felicia Briggins 2 , Rachel Pace 5 , Shari Jones 2
2 Department of Chemistry, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, 1 Center for Materials for Information Technology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, 4 Educational Research, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, 3 Department of Mathematics, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, 6 AMSTI, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, 5 , McWane Science Center, Birmingham, Alabama, United States

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9:00 PM - PP4.23
NanoVenture: A Board Game to Engage Students with Nanotechnology and Society.

Greta Zenner 1 2 , Yvonne Kao 2 , Kimberly Duncan 1 2 , Dana Horoszewski 1 2 , Olivia Castellini 1 2 , J. Gimm 1 2 , Heidi Williamson 2 , Morgan Sims 2 , Ryan Nygard 2 , David Meshoulam 2 , Aaron Steckman 2 , George Lisensky 3 , Wendy Crone 1 2 4
1 Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Internships in Public Science Education Program, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 3 Department of Chemistry, Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin, United States, 4 Department of Engineering Physics, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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9:00 PM - PP4.24
Discovering Student Misperceptions and Building Student Scaffolds in a Basic Materials Engineering Course Using Biomedical Devices and Bioinspired Materials.

Kathleen Kitto 1
1 College of Sciences and Technology, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington, United States

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9:00 PM - PP4.26
Teaching an Introductory Materials Science Course to Predominantly Mechanical and Industrial Engineers: A Design and Project Based Approach.

Jennifer Gray 1 , John Barnard 1
1 Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - PP4.27
Teaching Materials’ Properties to K-12 Students Using a Sensor Board.

Theodoros Pierratos 1 , Evangellos Koltsakis 1 , Hariton Polatoglou 1
1 Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki Greece

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9:00 PM - PP4.28
NANOSIM: A Role-playing Simulation of the Nanotechnology Trading Zones.

Yina Arenas 1 , Evan Newkirk 1 , Nathan Swami 1 , Michael Gorman 2
1 Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, 2 Science, Technology & Society, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

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9:00 PM - PP4.3
An Integrated Summer Course on Materials for High School Students.

Andrew McGhie 1 , Steven Szewczyk 1
1 L.R.S.M., Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - PP4.31
Nanotechnology in K-12: Georgia Tech’s Innovative Approach to Strengthening Science Education.

W. Jud Ready 1 , Claudia Huff 1 , Warren Matthews 1 , Greg Book 1
1 , Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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9:00 PM - PP4.32
Authentic Science Research and the Utilization of Nanoscience in the Non-traditional Classroom Setting.

Deborah Day 1 , Christine Broadbridge 2 , Zizi Yu 1 , Zelun Wang 1 , Peter Amadeo 1 , Arian Jadbabae 1 , Ryan Munden 3 , Mark Reed 3
1 , Amity Senior High School, Woodbridge, Connecticut, United States, 2 Department of Physics, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven , Connecticut, United States, 3 Department of Applied Physics, Yale University, New Haven , Connecticut, United States

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9:00 PM - PP4.33
A Nanotechnology Ph.D. `Dual Degree' Option at the University of Washington.

Ethan Allen 1
1 Chemical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States

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9:00 PM - PP4.5
Dedicated to the Memory of Marni Goldman: The Role of EAST’s Undergraduate Fellowships in Student’s Professional Development.

Samantha Langley 1
1 DES, University of Southern Maine, Gorham, Maine, United States

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9:00 PM - PP4.6
Undergraduate Research Program for First- and Second-Year Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students.

Todd Pagano 1 , Annemarie Ross 1
1 Science and Mathematics, Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - PP4.7
Interdisciplinary Virtual Labs for Undergraduate Education in NSDL MatDL.

Donald Sadoway 2 , David Yaron 3 , Laura Bartolo 1 , W. Carter 2 , John Portman 5 , Jodi Davenport 4 , Colin Ashe 2 , Michael Karabinos 3
2 Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 1 Center for Materials Informatics, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, United States, 5 Physics, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, United States, 4 , Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - PP4.9
Synthesizing Conducting Polymers Employing Green Chemistry Principles.

Anthony Fusco 1 , Patricia Mabrouk 1
1 , Northeastern University, Westwood, Massachusetts, United States

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2009-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Eric Marshall New York Hall of Science
Julie Nucci Cornell University
Doug Dunham University of Wisconsin
Marlann Marinho Patterson University of Wisconsin-Stout
PP5: Public Outreach and Informal Science Education
Session Chairs
Eric Marshall
Wednesday AM, December 02, 2009
Independence E (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **PP5.1
Capacity Building Spinoffs of Nanoscale Informal Science Education.

Larry Bell 1
1 Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network, Museum of Science, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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10:00 AM - PP5.2
Stuff: An Integrated Four-part Broadcast Series and Community Engagement Intiative.

Julie Benyo 1 , Amy Moll 2
1 Educational Outreach, WGBH Educational Foundation, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 2 College of Engineering, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho, United States

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10:15 AM - PP5.3
PANEL SESSION: Engage Any Audience: Effective Outreach Strategies for Nanoscience and Materials Education.

Rae Ostman 1 10 , Carol Lynn Alpert 2 10 , Max Evjen 3 , Megan Halpern 4 , Margaret Glass 5 10 , Amy Moll 6 , Keith Ostfeld 7 10 , Aditi Risbud 8 , Beth Stadler 9
1 , Sciencenter, Ithaca, New York, United States, 10 , NISE Network, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Museum of Science, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 3 , Redshift Productions, Ithaca, New York, United States, 4 , Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 5 , Association of Science-Technology Centers, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 6 , Boise State University, Boise, Idaho, United States, 7 , Children's Museum of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States, 8 , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 9 , University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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11:00 AM -
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PP6: Partnerships
Session Chairs
Eric Marshall
Wednesday AM, December 02, 2009
Independence E (Sheraton)

12:00 PM - PP6.2
Advancing Student Learning through Strategic Partnership: University of Maryland Materials Researching Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) and C.H. Flowers High School Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Pre-engineering Program.

Sanwarit Prasertchoung 1 , Donna Hammer 1
1 MRSEC, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States

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12:15 PM - PP6.3
PANEL SESSION: Innovative Ways to Connect: University, Museum, and Public Partnerships for Nanoscience and Materials Education.

Rae Ostman 1 8 , Carol Lynn Alpert 2 8 , Shenda Baker 3 , Jayatri Das 4 8 , Andrew Greenberg 5 , Michael Rathbun 7 8 , Catherine McCarthy 1 8 , Keith Ostfeld 6 8
1 , Sciencenter, Ithaca, New York, United States, 8 , NISE Network, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Museum of Science, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 3 , Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California, United States, 4 , Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 5 , University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 7 , Discovery Center Museum, Rockford, Illinois, United States, 6 , Children's Museum of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States

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PP7: K-12 Curriculum and Teacher Professional Development
Session Chairs
Julie Nucci
Wednesday PM, December 02, 2009
Independence E (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **PP7.1
Innovative Evaluation of Two Materials Science Education Enrichment Programs.

Daniel Steinberg 1
1 , Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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3:00 PM - PP7.2
Materials Science as a High School Capstone Course for the Physics First Curriculum.

Nathan Unterman 1 2
1 Science, Glenbrook North High School, Northbrook, Illinois, United States, 2 National Center for Learning and Teaching in Nanoscale Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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3:15 PM - PP7.3
A Method for Effective Teacher Professional Development.

Julie Nucci 1 , David Tanenbaum 2 , Ana-Rita Mayol 3
1 CNS Institute for Physics Teachers, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 2 Department of Physics and Astronomy, Pomona College, Claremont, California, United States, 3 Chemistry, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, United States

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3:30 PM - PP7.4
Design and Implementation of Professional Development Seminars in Coordination with Research Experience for Teachers (RET) and Focused on Professional Practices of Scientists and Engineers.

Chelsey Simmons 1 , Gary Lichtenstein 1 , Kaye Storm 2 , Beth Pruitt 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, United States, 2 Office of Science Outreach, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, United States

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3:45 PM - PP7.5
Implementation of a Professional Development Program in Nanotechnology for Secondary Science Teachers.

Nancy Healy 1 , Joyce Palmer 1
1 Nanotechnology Research Center, Georgia Insitute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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4:00 PM -
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PP8: Inquiry-based Learning
Session Chairs
Eric Marshall
Wednesday PM, December 02, 2009
Independence E (Sheraton)

4:30 PM - **PP8.1
Researchers, the Public and Inquiry-based Public Engagement.

Robert Semper 1 2
1 , Exploratorium, San Francisco, California, United States, 2 , Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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5:15 PM - PP8.3
Motivation and Self-Direction in Project-Based Materials Science.

Jonathan Stolk 1 , Robert Martello 1
1 , Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, Needham, Massachusetts, United States

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5:30 PM - PP8.4
Applying the Five C's of Engagement to a Revised, Undergraduate Materials Science Laboratory.

Andrea Harmer 1 2 , Shuailei Ma 2
1 Instructional Technology, Kutztown University, Kutztown, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Materials Science, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States

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5:45 PM - PP8.5
The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at the University at Albany - Nano High Educational Program.

Michael Carpenter 1 , Robert Geer 1 , Nathaniel Cady 1 , Yubing Xie 1 , Diana Martin 1 , Jeffrey Beyer 2 , Daniel McCarthy 2
1 College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, University at Albany-SUNY, Albany, New York, United States, 2 Albany High School, Albany Central School District, Albany, New York, United States

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2009-12-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Eric Marshall New York Hall of Science
Julie Nucci Cornell University
Doug Dunham University of Wisconsin
Marlann Marinho Patterson University of Wisconsin-Stout
PP9: Undergraduate Curriculum Development and Pedagogy
Session Chairs
Doug Dunham
Thursday AM, December 03, 2009
Independence E (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **PP9.1
Lessons from Life: Teaching and Outreach by Making Materials Real.

Jeffrey Shield 1 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, 2 Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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10:00 AM - PP9.2
Implementation of a Curriculum Leading to a Baccalaureate Degree in Nanoscale Science.

Richard Matyi 1 , Robert Geer 1
1 College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, SUNY - University at Albany, Albany, New York, United States

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10:15 AM - PP9.3
Student Understanding of the Mechanical Properties and Atomic Structure of Metals in an Introductory Materials Science Course.

Andrew Heckler 1 , Rebecca Rosenblatt 1
1 , Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States

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10:30 AM - *
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11:00 AM - *PP9.4
PANEL SESSION: ABET Accreditation Panel Discussion: Best Accreditation Practices for Materials Engineering Programs That Have a Strong Focus on Research.

Steven Yalisove 1
1 Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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11:45 AM - PP9.5
Self-paced e-learning Modules used as a Pre-instructional Strategy in Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering.

Amy Moll 1 , J. Callahan 1 , S. Berg 2 , S. Chyung 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho, United States, 2 Instructional and Performance Technology, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho, United States

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12:00 PM - PP9.6
An Interactive Research Ethics Module for the Undergraduate.

Dolores Miller 1 , Frances Houle 2 , Janet Stemwedel 3 , Charles Wade 1 , Joseph Pesek 3
1 , IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California, United States, 2 , formerly IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California, United States, 3 , San Jose State University, San Jose, California, United States

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12:15 PM - PP9.7
Peer Editing of Materials Laboratory Reports: the Technology, Research, and Communication (TRAC) Writing Fellows Program.

Richard Vinci 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States

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12:30 PM - PP9.8
What Can Materials Education at University Level Learn from Nanoscience Education?

Knut Deppert 1 , Elisabeth Nilsson 1 , Maria Soerensson 2 , Johan Hugosson 2 , Rune Kullberg 2 , Lars Samuelson 1
1 Solid State Physics, Lund University, Lund Sweden, 2 Faculty of Engineering, Lund University, Lund Sweden

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12:45 PM - PP9.9
Leveraging Screencasts to Strategically Clarify Unclear Material Science Concepts for a Diverse Student Population.

Joanna Millunchick 1 , Lindsay Shuller 1 , Tershia Pinder-Grover 1 , Crisca Bierwert 1
1 , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor , Michigan, United States

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PP10: Integrating Research into the Curriculum
Session Chairs
Marlann Patterson
Thursday PM, December 03, 2009
Independence E (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **PP10.1
GEMSEC – Education Programs that Integrate Research into the Curriculum.

Ethan Allen 1 , C. So 2 , D. Knorr 1 , R. Overney 1 , Mehmet Sarikaya 2
1 Chemical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States, 2 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States

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3:00 PM - PP10.2
A One Week Intensive Short Course for Introducing Lower Division Students to Undergraduate Research in Materials and Engineering.

David Bahr 1
1 Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, United States

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3:15 PM - PP10.3
Research Grade Instrumentation for Nanotechnology and MSE Undergraduate Education.

Christine Broadbridge 1 3 , Monica Sawicki 1 3 , Eric Altman 2 3 , Victor Henrich 2 3 , Yaron Segal 2 3 , Myrtle-Rose Padmore 2 3 , Philip Michael 2 3 , Fredrick Walker 2 3
1 Physics, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven , Connecticut, United States, 3 Center for Research on Interface Structures and Phenomena, Yale University/SCSU, New Haven , Connecticut, United States, 2 School of Engineering, Yale University, New Haven , Connecticut, United States

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3:30 PM - PP10.4
The Advanced Lab Course as an Apprenticeship in Experimental Science.

Chris Hughes 1
1 Physics and Astronomy, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States

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3:45 PM - PP10.5
Evolution of the Women in Materials Program: a Collaboration between Simmons College and the Cornell Center for Materials Research.

Velda Goldberg 1 , Leonard Soltzberg 1 , Michael Kaplan 1 , George Malliaras 2 , Helene Schember 3
1 Physics and Chemistry Departments, Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering Department, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 3 Cornell Center for a Sustainable Future, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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4:00 PM -
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PP11: Graduate Curriculum Development and Pedagogy
Session Chairs
Marlann Patterson
Thursday PM, December 03, 2009
Independence E (Sheraton)

4:30 PM - PP11.1
Hands-on-Practice for NanoScience Design Graduate-Level Education.

Tadashi Itoh 1 2 , Hisazumi Akai 1 3 , Seiji Takeda 1 3 , Hisahito Ogawa 1 , Satoshi Ichikawa 1 3 , Masaaki Geshi 1 3 , Masato Ara 1 2 , Hirohiko Niioka 1 2
1 Institute for NanoScience Design, Osaka University, Osaka Japan, 2 Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, Toyonka, Osaka Japan, 3 Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Toyonka, Osaka Japan

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4:45 PM - PP11.2
Teaching Nanotechnology, Nanoscience, and Nanochemistry at the Graduate and Undergraduate Levels: the Perspective of a Textbook Author.

Ludovico Cademartiri 1
1 Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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5:00 PM - PP11.3
Foundations Approach to Interdisciplinary Graduate Education in Nanoscale Science and Engineering.

Fatemeh Shahedipour-Sandvik 1 , Brad Thiel 1 , Richard Matyi 1 , Robert Geer 1 , Michael Carpenter 1
1 , College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, UAlbany-SUNY, Albany, New York, United States

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5:15 PM - PP11.4
Development and Delivery of an Online Graduate Certificate in Materials Characterization for Working Professionals.

Pamela Dickrell 1 , Luisa Dempere 2 3
1 UF EDGE College of Engineering Distance Education, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 2 Major Analytical Instrumentation Center (MAIC), University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 3 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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5:30 PM - PP11.5
Multi-Institution Team Teaching (MITT): A Novel Approach to Highly Specialized Graduate Education.

William Heffner 1 , Himanshu Jain 1 , Steve Martin 2 , Kathleen Richardson 3 , Eric Skaar 3
1 International Materials Institute for New Functionality in Glass, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering , Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States

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