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2012 MRS Fall Meeting Logo2012 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 25-30, 2012 | Boston
Meeting Chairs: Chennupati Jagadish, Thomas Lippert, Amit Misra, Eric Stach, Ting Xu

Symposium ZZ : Communicating Social Relevancy in Materials Science and Engineering Education

2012-11-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Kathy Chen, California Polytechnic State University
Rashmi Nanjundaswamy, "University of California, Berkeley"
Ainissa Ramirez, Yale University

Symposium Support

National Science Foundation
ZZ2: Communication Techniques
Session Chairs
Aditi Risbud
Tuesday PM, November 27, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Room 300

3:15 AM - ZZ2.02
Professional Development Programs

Timothy Miller 1

1Spoken Science Los Angeles USA

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3:30 AM - ZZ2.03
Experiential Techniques for Engaging Audiences in Materials Science Related Activities

Marilyn Minus 1

1Northeastern University Boston USA

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3:45 AM - ZZ2.04
Building University-K12 STEM Partnerships: Using Materials Science Examples to Engage Students, Teachers and Other Stakeholders

Martin G Bakker 1 Judy Lumzy 2

1The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa USA2The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa USA

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4:00 AM - ZZ2
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4:30 AM - *ZZ2.05
Teaching Ethics, Policy and Societal Implications of Research to Science and Engineers: Delivering the Content

Ira Bennett 1

1Arizona State University Tempe USA

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5:00 AM - ZZ2.06
Beyond Train-the-trainer: A Scaffolding Strategy for Science Communication Workshop Dissemination

Carol Lynn Alpert 1

1Museum of Science Boston USA

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5:15 AM - ZZ2.07
Nuclear Dialogues: Communicating the Social Relevancy of Nuclear New-build in the UK

Neil Hyatt 1 Zoe Papadopoulou 2 Francis Livens 3

1The University of Sheffield Sheffield United Kingdom2Royal College of Art London United Kingdom3University of Manchester Manchester United Kingdom

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5:30 AM - ZZ2.08
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in an Interactive Exhibition in Brazil: Public Analysis

Marcelo Knobel 1 Sandra Murriello 2 Sylla John Lerro Taves 4 Ezio Penso 5 Marcelo Firer 3

1University of Campinas (Unicamp) Campinas Brazil2Universidad Nacional de Ramp;#237;o Negro, Sede Andina San Carlos de Bariloche Argentina3University of Campinas (Unicamp) Campinas Brazil4University of Campinas (Unicamp) Campinas Brazil5Artculando Educaamp;#231;amp;#227;o e Cultura LTDA Samp;#227;o Paulo Brazil

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ZZ1: Making Education Relevant
Session Chairs
Ainissa Ramirez
Tuesday AM, November 27, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Room 300

9:30 AM - *ZZ1.01
Using Seminar-based Instruction to Convey Contemporary Research to Undergraduates

Eric Mazur 1

1Harvard University Cambridge USA

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10:00 AM - *ZZ1.02
The Impacts of Societal Context on Student Motivation and Engagement

Jonathan Stolk 1

1Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering Needham USA

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10:30 AM - ZZ1.03
Teaching Social Relevancy in Fundamental Materials Courses - Materials Used in Biomedical Devices

Kathleen L Kitto 1

1Western Washington University Bellingham USA

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10:45 AM - ZZ1
Break

11:15 AM - *ZZ1.04
Value Sensitive Design and Engineering Education

Ronald Sandler 1

1Northeastern University Boston USA

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11:45 AM - ZZ1.05
Materials Engineering with a Social Context: A Course on Materials, Ethics and Society

Katherine C Chen 1

1California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo USA

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12:00 PM - ZZ1.06
Materials and Sustainability: A Campus and Distance Learning Course Considering Economics, Society, and the Environment in Materials Selection and Design

Luisa Amelia Dempere 1 Pamela L. Dickrell 2

1University of Florida Gainesville USA2University of Florida Gainesville USA

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12:15 PM - ZZ1.07
``Materials in Our Houserdquo;: An Initiative to Approach Materials Science to the General Public

Laura Fornaro 1 Heinkel Bentos Pereira 1 Ivana Aguiar 2 1 Maria Perez Barthaburu 2 1 Ana Lia Noguera 1 Mauricio Rodriguez Chialanza 2 Ismael Noguerol 2 Jesus Castro 2 Natalia Sasen 2 Isabel Galain 2 Andres Cardenas 2 Cristina Banobre 1

1Universidad de la Republica Rocha Uruguay2Universidad de la Republica Montevideo Uruguay

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12:30 PM - *ZZ1.08
The Art of Science Television

Paula Apsell 1

1WGBH Boston USA

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2012-11-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Kathy Chen, California Polytechnic State University
Rashmi Nanjundaswamy, "University of California, Berkeley"
Ainissa Ramirez, Yale University

Symposium Support

National Science Foundation
ZZ4: Innovative Examples of Social Relevancy in Education
Session Chairs
Katherine Chen
Wednesday PM, November 28, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Room 300

2:30 AM - ZZ4.01
Designing an Interface to Facilitate Research and Engage the Public on Material Choice Impacts upon High Performance Residential Housing

R. Allen Kimel 1 Lisa D. Iulo 2

1Penn State University University Park USA2Penn State University University Park USA

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2:45 AM - ZZ4.02
Clean Energy: Nanoparticles, Chemical Reactions, and Light

Shanlin Pan 1 M. Jenice Goldston 2 Karen M. Boykin 3 Elizabeth R. Allison 2 Scott Wehby 4 Eva Dennis 4 Erin Hennessy 4 Bharat Soni 4

1The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa USA2The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa USA3The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa USA4the University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham USA

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3:00 AM - ZZ4.03
Integrating the NAE Grand Challenges and Holographically-formed Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Thin Films into the Kenyan High School Curriculum

Jared Patterson Coyle 1 Adam K. Fontecchio 1

1Drexel University Philadelphia USA

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3:15 AM - ZZ4.04
Nanoscience Education and Outreach for Middle School Teachers

W. Maria Wang 1 Tobias Beetz 2 Kyle Cole 3 Kathryn A. Moler 4 5 David Goldhaber-Gordon 5

1Stanford University Stanford USA2Stanford University Stanford USA3Oregon State University Corvallis USA4Stanford University Stanford USA5Stanford University Stanford USA

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3:30 AM - ZZ4.05
Making Nanoscience Accessible through Haptics

Aniketa Shinde 1 Marjorie Darrah 2 3 Adam Kassar 4

1West Virginia University Morgantown USA2West Virginia University Morgantown USA3Information Research Corporation Fairmont USA4West Virginia University Morgantown USA

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3:45 AM - ZZ4.06
Connecting with the Public on lsquo;Nanorsquo; - Lessons from a Demo Using Ouzo and Laser Pointers

Robert Pinschmidt 1 Marc Kai 2

1Univ of N. Carolina-Chapel Hill Chapel Hill USA2N. Carolina State Univ. Raleigh USA

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4:00 AM - ZZ4
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4:30 AM - ZZ4.07
Biomineralization of Calcium Carbonate in Abalone Shells: A Curriculum Module for Alabama Black Belt Middle Schools

Curtis Shannon 1 Virginia Davis 1 Christopher Easley 1

1Auburn University Auburn USA

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4:45 AM - ZZ4.08
The Power of Nanoscale - Size Effect

Dawen Li 1 Shoieb Shaik 1 Dee Goldston 2 Karen Boykin 3 Elizabeth Allison 2 Scott Wehby 4 Bharat Soni 4

1The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa USA2The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa USA3The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa USA4University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham USA

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5:00 AM - ZZ4.09
Undergraduate Nanobiotechnology Laboratory at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Jianyu Liang 1 Terri Camesano 2 Jeanne Hubelbank 3

1Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester USA2Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester USA3Program Evaluation and Assessment Consultant Sudbury USA

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5:15 AM - ZZ4.10
Web-based Interactive Resources for Studying OLED Technology

Phillip I Cherner 1 Stephen Cremer 2 3

1Swampscott High School Swampscott USA2First Robotics Sharon USA3Braintree High School Sharon USA

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5:30 AM - ZZ4.11
Teaching the Nanotechnology Manufacturing Workforce Utilizing Resource Sharing

Osama Osman Awadelkarim 1 Robert K Ehrmann 1 Stephen J Fonash 1

1Penn State University Park USA

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5:45 AM - ZZ4.12
Multidisciplinary NanoScience Certificate Program at UTB: Activities and Lessons Learned

Karen Martirosyan 1

1University of Texas at Brownsville Brownsville USA

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ZZ3: Informal Education
Session Chairs
Rashmi Nanjundaswamy
Wednesday AM, November 28, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Room 300

9:15 AM - ZZ3.01
Museums and Scientists Engaging Public Audiences throughout the United States with the Nano Mini-exhibition

Catherine McCarthy 1 Paul Martin 1

1Science Museum of Minnesota Saint Paul USA

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9:30 AM - *ZZ3.02
Informal Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Learning: A Maturing Field

Jamie Bell 1

1Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education Washington USA

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10:00 AM - ZZ3.03
Professional Development and Science Communication through the Design of a Museum Exhibit

Jacob Tosado 1 Donna Hammer 1

1University of Maryland College Park USA

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10:15 AM - ZZ3.04
Impacts of Different Pedagogical Approaches on Public Understandings of the Societal and Ethical Implications of Nanotechnology

Kirsten Ellenbogen 3 Elizabeth Kunz Kollmann 1 Gina Svarovsky 2

1Museum of Science, Boston Boston USA2Science Museum of Minnesota St. Paul USA3Science Museum of Minnesota St. Paul USA

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10:30 AM - ZZ3.05
Concepts and Approaches for Engaging the Public in Nanotechnology and Society

Rae Ostman 1 Brad Herring 2

1Sciencenter Ithaca USA2Museum of Life + Science Durham USA

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10:45 AM - ZZ3
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11:15 AM - *ZZ3.06
Building Capacity for Engaging the Public in Nanotechnology and Society

Ali Chelsea Jackson 1 Sarah Cohn 2 Elizabeth Kunz Kollmann 3 Scott Pattison 4

1Sciencenter Ithaca USA2Science Museum of Minnesota St. Paul USA3Museum of Science Boston USA4Oregon Museum of Science and Industry Portland USA

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11:45 AM - *ZZ3.07
Teaching Ethics, Policy and Societal Implications of Research to Scientists and Engineers: Outlining Content

Jameson Wetmore 1

1Arizona State University Tempe USA

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12:15 PM - ZZ3.08
Using Deliberation and Consensus to Engage Adults in Nanoscience

Angela R. Jones 1 Ashley A. Anderson 2 Sara K. Yeo 2 Dominique Brossard 2 Andrew E. Greenberg 3 John W. Moore 1

1University of Wisconsin - Madison Madison USA2University of Wisconsin - Madison Madison USA3University of Wisconsin - Madison Madison USA

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12:30 PM - ZZ3.09
Approaching Materials Science and Solar Energy to Uruguayan School Children

Maria Eugenia Perez Barthaburu 1 2 Ivana Aguiar 1 2 Cristina Banobre 2 Isabel Galain 1 Andres Cardenas 1 Ana Lia Noguera 2 Heinkel Bentos Pereira 2 Mauricio Rodriguez Chialanza 1 Laura Fornaro 2

1Universidad de la Republica Montevideo Uruguay2Universidad de la Republica Rocha Uruguay

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12:45 PM - ZZ3.10
Using Nanoscience as a Theme for Capstone Projects in an Elementary Education Majors Science Course

Gina Mancini-Samuelson 1

1St. Catherine University St. Paul USA

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