Gannon University Chemistry Department Hosts NanoDays

Posted: April 6, 2018

Students and faculty of Gannon University’s Chemistry Department are hosting NanoDays April 6-7 from 2-5 p.m. each day at the ExpERIEnce Children’s Museum, located at 420 French Street. 

NanoDays celebrations bring university researchers and students together with community educators to create learning experiences for both children and adults to explore the tiny world of atoms, molecules and nanoscale forces. 

ExpERIEnce Children’s Museum is part of the nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering. The NanoDays event will be hosted here by students and faculty from Gannon’s Chemistry Department, who will combine safe and fun hands-on activities with information on current scientific research. This exciting NanoDays program will demonstrate the special and unexpected properties found at the nanoscale, examines tools used by nanoscientists, showcases nanomaterials with spectacular promise and invites discussion of technology and society.

NanoDays is organized by the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE Net), and takes place nationally every spring. This community-based event is the largest public outreach effort in nanoscale informal science education and involves science museums, research centers and universities across the United States.