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Spring 2011 Logo2011 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 25-29, 2011 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Ping Chen, Chang Beom-Eom, Samuel S. Mao, Ryan O'Hayre

Symposium SS : Forum on Materials Education and Evaluation---K-12, Undergraduate, Graduate, and Informal

2011-04-26   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

BarbaraM. Olds National Science Foundation
Daniel Steinberg Princeton University
Aditi Risbud Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Symposium Support

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Department of Energy Office of Science
Princeton Center for Complex Materials
Renewable Energy Materials Research Science and Engineering Center-Colorado School of Mines/NREL
SS3: Poster Session: Technology
Session Chairs
Barbara Olds
Aditi Risbud
Daniel Steinberg
Tuesday PM, April 26, 2011
Exhibition Hall (Moscone West)

1:00 AM -
SS3.8 Transferred to SS1.4

SS1: K-12 Curriculum Development and Teacher Professional Development
Session Chairs
Aditi Risbud
Tuesday AM, April 26, 2011
Golden Gate C2 (Marriott)

9:30 AM - **SS1.1
Nanoscience for High School Students.

Sarah Tolbert 1
1 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States

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10:00 AM - SS1.2
Teaching Nanoscience with Technology: Nanoscience Webquests for Middle and High School Students.

Andrew Greenberg 1 2 3 , Jeanne Nye 4 2 3
1 Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 3 Institute for Chemical Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 4 , Lake Mills Middle School, Lake Mills, Wisconsin, United States

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10:15 AM - SS1.3
An Elective Materials Science Course for High School Seniors.

Schuyler Patton 1 , Russell Composto 2 3 , Karen Winey 2 3 , Andrew McGhie 3
1 Science, Central High School, Philadelphia , Pennsylvania, United States, 2 M.S.E., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia , Pennsylvania, United States, 3 L.R.S.M., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:30 AM - SS1.4
Identification of New and Emerging Trends Using Advanced Science Convergence Based Curriculum.

Ashok Vaseashta 1 2 3 , Eric Braman 1 2 , Philip Susmann 1 2 , James Giordano 3 , Yuri Dekhtyar 1 4
1 Institute for Advanced Sciences Convergence, NUARI, Herndon, Virginia, United States, 2 , NUARI, Northfield, Vermont, United States, 3 Center for Neurotechnology Studies, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, Arlington, Virginia, United States, 4 Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Microtechnologies, Riga Technical University, Riga Latvia

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10:45 AM -
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11:15 AM - SS1.5
Inquiry Based Learning in Materials Science at the Micro/Nano Scale in Arkansas Middle Schools

Clayton Schenk 1 , Morgan Roddy 1 , Rob Sleezer 1 , Ronna Turner 1 , Morgan Ware 1 , Greg Salamo 1
1 , The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

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11:30 AM - SS1.6
Incorporating Authentic Scientific Research and The Nature of Science Into the High School Classroom.

Amber Strunk 1 , Kelli Gamez Warble 2 , Robert Nemanich 3 , Robert Culbertson 3
1 , Paradise Valley High School, Phoenix, Arizona, United States, 2 , Arizona School for the Arts, Phoenix, Arizona, United States, 3 Physics, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States

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11:45 AM - SS1.7
The Impact of Summer Research Experience for Science Teachers on Classroom Instruction.

Tapati Sen 1 , Dale Baker 1 , Robert Culbertson 2
1 Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 2 Physics Department, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States

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12:00 PM - SS1.8
Glenn Commission….This is High School Science ….We Have Liftoff!

Michael Ireland 1 2 , Daniel Steinberg 2
1 Science, Perkiomen School, Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Materials Science, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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12:15 PM - SS1.9
Teeny Tiny Science: A Nanoscience Teacher Workshop.

Michael Rathbun 4 , Andrew Greenberg 1 2 3
4 , Discovery Center Museum, Rockford, Illinois, United States, 1 Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 3 Institute for Chemical Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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12:30 PM - SS1.10
Integrating Outreach, Assessment, Technology with Teacher and Student Activities.

Jennifer Strong 1 , Joseph Schneiderwind 1 , Megan Yoder 1 , Barbara Moskal 1
1 Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, United States

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SS3: Poster Session: Technology
Session Chairs
Barbara Olds
Aditi Risbud
Daniel Steinberg
Tuesday PM, April 26, 2011
Exhibition Hall (Moscone West)

6:00 PM - SS3.1
Observing Progressive Color Change through the Growth of Silver Nanoprisms: An Undergraduate Laboratory Experiment.

Kyle McElhinny 1 , Sheyla Benitez 1 , Katie Cadwell 1 , Greta Zenner Petersen 1 , George Lisensky 1 2 , Jamie Eversage 2
1 MRSEC , University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Chemistry, Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin, United States

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6:00 PM - SS3.3
Material Science Internet Remote Experiments: Solid State Photovoltaic Inorganic and Organic/Inorganic Nanoheterostructural Cell Characterization in Teaching.

Franz Schauer 1 2 , Miroslava Ozvoldova 2 1 , Frantisek Lustig 3
1 Applied Informatics, Tomas Bata University, Zlin Czech Republic, 2 Faculty of Education, Trnava University in Trnava, Trnava Slovakia, 3 Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague, Prague Czech Republic

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6:00 PM - SS3.5
Low-Cost 3D Virtual Reality Environments and their Effectiveness on Nanoscience Learning.

Lilian Davila 1 , Teenie Matlock 2 , Claudia Flores 2
1 School of Engineering, University of California Merced, Merced, California, United States, 2 School of Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts, University of California Merced, Merced, California, United States

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6:00 PM - SS3.6
Immersive Environments as an Interactive Learning Tool in Materials Science Education.

Lilian Davila 1 , Benjamin Doblack 1 , Maribel Gallardo 1
1 School of Engineering, University of California Merced, Merced, California, United States

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2011-04-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

BarbaraM. Olds National Science Foundation
Daniel Steinberg Princeton University
Aditi Risbud Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Symposium Support

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Department of Energy Office of Science
Princeton Center for Complex Materials
Renewable Energy Materials Research Science and Engineering Center-Colorado School of Mines/NREL
SS5: Undergraduate and Graduate Education
Session Chairs
Aditi Risbud
Wednesday PM, April 27, 2011
Golden Gate C2 (Marriott)

2:30 PM - **SS5.1
Guided Inquiry Learning in the Materials Engineering Classroom.

Elliot Douglas 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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3:00 PM - SS5.2
Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Renewable Energy.

Chuck Stone 1
1 Department of Physics, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, United States

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3:15 PM - SS5.3
Efforts in Improving the Visual Literacy of Nanotechnology Students.

Marco Rolandi 1 , Karen Cheng 2 , Sarah Perez-Kriz 3 , Yeechi Cheng 3
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States, 2 Visual Communication Design, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States, 3 Human Centered Design and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States

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3:30 PM - SS5.4
A Materials Science Bachelor’s Degree at a Liberal Education Institution.

Marcus McEllistrem 1 , Douglas Dunham 1
1 Materials Science, UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

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3:45 PM - SS5.5
Sustainable Development in a Nano Perspective - Teaching Engineering Students Sustainable Development.

Johanna Loenngren 1 , Andreas Ahrens 1 , Knut Deppert 1 , Greger Hammarin 1 , Elisabeth Nilsson 1
1 Solid State Physics, Lund University, Lund Sweden

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4:00 PM -
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4:30 PM - SS5.6
Teaching Materials Science and Engineering (MSE): New Areas and a New Instructor Role.

Witold Brostow 1 6 , Victor Castano 2 6 , James Clum 3 6 , Tea Datashvili 1 6 , Theodore Davidson 4 6 , Haley Hagg Lobland 1 6 , John Baglin 5 6
1 , University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, United States, 6 , International Council on Materials Education, Denton, Texas, United States, 2 , Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Queretaro Mexico, 3 , University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 4 , Polymer Processing Institute, Newark, New Jersey, United States, 5 , IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California, United States

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4:45 PM - SS5.7
The Energy IGERTs at Rutgers University: Graduate Education in Energy Materials across Disciplines, Programs and Universities.

Johanna Bernstein 1 , Linda Anthony 4 , Alan Goldman 3 , Frank Felder 4 , Leonard Feldman 1 , Alexander Glaser 2 , Eric Garfunkel 3 , Craig Arnold 2 , Eric Lam 4 , Manish Chhowalla 3
1 Institute for Advanced Materials, Devices and Nanotechnology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States, 4 , Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States, 3 , Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States, 2 , Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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5:00 PM - SS5.8
Preparation of Future Faculty in Materials Science and Engineering at Penn State.

Suzanne Mohney 1 , Susan Trolier-McKinstry 1 , Christopher Muhlstein 1 , Coray Colina 1
1 , Penn State, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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5:15 PM - SS5.9
Boulder School for Materials Physics.

Christine Jones 1 , Leo Radzihovsky 1
1 Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States

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5:30 PM - SS5.10
Sustainable Materials Issues: A Graduate Course.

Mary Anne White 1
1 Chemistry/Physics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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