A virtual discovery journey into the worlds of micro- and nano-cosmos. On various routes you can gradually "shrink yourself" into worlds invisible to us and penetrate into the smallest known dimensions of our universe.
NanoSpace features free science-themed games, videos, and other activities for an audience of students in 4th through 8th grade, as well as their teachers and parents, in a fun-filled amusement park and learning environment. NanoSpace is a part of the Molecularium Project, the flagship outreach and education effort of the Rensselaer Nanotechnology Center.
This half-hour film addresses several important nanotechnology concepts with entertaining effects, humor and comic invention, and illustrates answers to such questions as: How small is nano? What happens when things get small? And, how do you make things small?
Working on a science fair project with his lab partner Nikki, Harold Biggums finds himself transformed into a tiny superhero and flung into the midst of an alien plot to take over the world — a plot that he and Nikki can foil only by defying gravity, walking on water and charging across electric fields. This narrative dilemma is the basic storyline for Geckoman! - A video game about nanoscale forces, an online video game developed by Northeastern University researchers at the Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing (CHN), which seeks to educate middle-school students about nanoscience and technology.