NanoDays

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NanoDays 2014

Saturday, March 1, 2014 10 am to 1 pm
@ Children’s Discovery Museum of West Virginia
Mountaineer Mall, 5000 Greenbag Road, Morgantown WV 26501

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NanoDays is a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering and its potential impact on the future. Events are organized throughout the nation by participants in the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network and take place at over 200 science museums, research centers, and universities across the country from Puerto Rico to Hawaii in March each year. Funding provided by NSF Grant No. 0532536 and 0940143.

Contact Education Coordinator Kimberly Quedado (kimberly.quedado@mail.wvu.edu) if you’d like to volunteer and/or host an event.

The museum is located inside the Mall. Park to the left of Just for Women Fitness Center. Enter from the parking lot, no need to go into the mall. See maps below for more details.
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Where to park to access the museum

Tables will be set up in the Mall outside of the museum with hands on activities provided by the NISE Network, including:

Annual members of the museum receive free admission. A donation of $4 per child is suggested for non-members. Proceeds benefit the Children’s Discovery Museum of WV.

NanoDays 2013 Events

Saturday, March 2, 2013 10 am to 1 pm
@ Children’s Discovery Museum of West Virginia
Mountaineer Mall, 5000 Greenbag Road, Morgantown WV 26501

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NanoDays 2012 events

Saturday, March 17, 2012; 10 am to 1 pm
@ Children’s Discovery Museum of West Virginia

Tables will be set up in the Mall outside of the museum with hands on activities provided by the NISE Network, including:

make your own nanomaterials using scotch tape
investigate super thin materials used in solar cell technology
change the color of a butterfly’s wings
special reading of Alice in Nanoland
a giant puzzle, I Spy Nano game
“Imaging the Invisible” art exhibit

Annual members of the museum receive free admission. A donation of $3 per child is suggested for non-members. Proceeds benefit the Children’s Discovery Museum of WV.

Science on Tap - logo Science on Tap March 2012

Wednesday, March 21, 2012; 6:30 pm @ Science on Tap
Mountain State Brewing Company, 54 Clay St, Morgantown WV

Join us for a special short, informal talk by WVNano Graduate Fellow Valerie Minarchick: “Size Matters: Understanding nanomaterials”

Some hands on nanoscience activities will be available.
Part of the WVU Science on Tap series.