School Programs

Dr. Jennifer Aitken, University, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania purchased an SEM which will be available to High Schools in the area.

SEM to support the cutting-edge research projects at Duquesne. An educational outreach component of the grant was to extend use of the instrument into high schools. Videos, scenes from the scope and learning modules will be shared through remote access this fall with students at Central Catholic High School in Oakland and at St. Joseph High School in Natrona Heights.

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Jonathan T Pham, PhD...volunteer, U.of Mass. using SEMs in ASPIRE (Asian Sisters Participating in Research Excellence), ARCH(Adv.Research & Collaboration with High Schools) VOLUNTEER.

11/4/11 Boettcher and Nazin Groups run outreach event on UO campus featuring hands on experiments with electron and optical microscopes as well as lasers, light and diffraction.

Check out SEM images the students took on our Mad Duck Science page on Flickr!

Visualizing the Scale of Things.

The Influence of Music on Crystal Growth
Secondary school research performed by Juliette Schuurmans and Fleurieke Verhagen, December 2006 /January 2007 gymnasium Beekvliet in Sint-Michielsgestel, The Netherlands.
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University of Southern Maine program to train 14 grade 3-8, teachers "to build skills in microbiology, immunology, nanotechnology and microscopy, subjects "that are notably underrepresented in the K-12 curriculum and in the undergraduate education of many teachers" Opitcal, TEM & SEMs are used.  Jul 30, 2011, 6:04 PM Margo Gill-Linscott