List of Contents of Volume 27, Nrs. 3-6, 2005


PROCEEDINGS OF THE MRS SYMPOSIUM, Fall, 2004

“COMMUNICATING MATERIALS SCIENCE – SECONDARY EDUCATION FOR THE 21st CENTURY”.


Guest Editors: Fiona Goodchild, Shenda Baker, Wendy Crone and Susan Rosevear
Based on the MRS Electronic Proceedings Volume 861E, by courtesy of the Materials Research Society.
Minds-on Science
David C. Ruth
South Seneca High School, Ovid, NY…………………………………………………...…..............................87


Turning Cutting-Edge Research into Secondary Curriculum
Greta M. Zenner1, Wendy C. Crone1,2, J. Aura Gimm3, Ken W. Lux1, Paul M. Voyles1 4, Nicholas L.
Abbott15, Cindy G. Carter6, Anthony P. Cina7, Ann Pumper Comins8, Johan Tabora9, Pamela Tuchscherer10, Tyson Tuchscherer11 and P. John Whitsett12
1,2,4,5 University of Wisconsin, Madison;
3 Duke University;
6 Stoughton High School;
7 O’Keefe Middle School, Madison, Wisconsin;
8James Madison Memorial High School,
9Northside College Preparatory High School;
10Gearhart School, Oregon;
11Daly Middle School, Lakeview, Oregon;
12Fond du Lac High School ...............................................................................................................................91
 

Exploring Materials Science with LegoTM Brick Models
Dean J. Campbell
Bradley University, Peoria, Illoinois .………………………………………………………...…………..…...97


Conducting Interactive, Online, Web-Based SEM Lessons Around the World
A. Chumbley1, L.S. Chumbley1, G. Cassuccio2 and H. Barron2
1Iowa State University,
2R.J. Lee Group …………………………………………………...…………...……........................................105


Strategies for Developing Cutting-Edge Curriculum and Outreach Materials
A.B. Ellis 1,2, G.M. Zenner 3,4 and W.C. Crone 3,4
1Division of Chemistry, U.S. National Science Foundation;
2,3,4 University of Wisconsin - Madison ……………………………………………………...…………...115
 

Integrating Materials Science into the Uruguayan Curricula
Laura Fornaro, Hιctor Espinosa, Gustavo Laborde
University of Uruguay………………………………………………………………………...………....……123


ScienceLine
Fiona. M. Goodchild and Martina A. Michenfelder
University of California, Santa Barbara ……………………………………………………...………....…...135


On the Use of Flash Movies in an Introductory Course on Materials Science
I. R. Harrison, P. C. Ray, M. Fleck, R. H. Locklin, A. Weisner, and P. R. Howell
The Pennsylvania State University ..…………………………………………………………………….....141


The World of Materials Essays: A Writing Intensive Approach to Teaching Materials Science
P. R. Howell
The Pennsylvania State University .. ..……………………………………………………………………...149


The NanoKids Educational Outreach Project
Suzanne Lamminen and James M. Tour
Rice University………………………………………………………………………………...…………...….161
 

Broadening Middle-School Students’ Images of Science and Scientists
at the Fifth Grade Level
Diandra L. Leslie-Pelecky1, Gayle A. Buck2, and Angela Zabawa3
1,2University of Nebraska – Lincoln;
3Lincoln Public Schools ……………………………...…………...…….........................................................173


An Effective and Engaging Science Module on Measurement
Peter A. Ozimba
Perkiomen School, Pennsburg, PA, and University of Minnesota, Minneapolis …………...…………179


Teaching NanoScience in High-School Classroom Using TranSIESTA-CTM Software
Manju Prakash
State University of New York, Stony Brook ………………………………………………...…………......187


Employing Microfluidics in the Demonstration of Cell Encapsulation
Rebekah R. Ravgiala
Merrimack High School, New Hampshire…………………………………………………………...………195


Materials Science and Technology: A Curriculum that Works
Thomas G. Stoebe1 and John M. Rusin2
1Edmonds University of Washington, Seattle;
2Community College Lynnwood, Washington.…………...…….................................................................203


Research Experiences for Teachers in Materials Science: A Case Study
Michelle A. Strand1, Steve Wignall2, and Diandra L. Leslie-Pelecky3
1Southeast Community College - Milford;
2Seward High School;
3University of Nebraska-Lincoln…………....................................................................................................211


Long Term Integration Plan of Nanotechnology and Material Science into Fourth and Fifth Grade
Science Curriculum
Souheil Zekri, LaNetra M. Clayton, Ashok Kumar, Geoffrey Okogbaa and Louis Martin-Vega
University of South Florida ……………………………………………………………...…………...…….217


Topical Index, Volumes 1 - 27
1. Metals .………………………………………………………………………………...…………...……........223
2. Ceramics ……………………………………………………………………………...…………...…….........231
3. Polymers ……………………………………………………………………………...…………...…….........239
4. Wood .………………………………………………………………………………...…………...…….........247
5. Characterization ………………………………………………………………………...…………...…….....251
6. Crystal Growth ………………………………………………………………………...…………...…….......257
7. Electronic Materials …………………………………………………………………...…………...……......259
8. Phase Equilibria ………………………………………………………………………...…………...…….....263
9. Cement and Concrete …………………………………………………………………...…………...……...265
10. Biomaterials …………………………………………………………………………...…………...…….....267
11. Mechanical Properties ………………………………………………………………...…………...……....269
12. Structure and Defects…………………………………………………………………...…………...……..276
13. Pedagogical …………………………………………………………………………...…………...……......281
14. Other Topics …………………………………………………………………………...…………...……....305

 

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