Journal of Materials Education

                                                     

                                                                 Volume 30, Numbers 5 - 6

 

Molecular Recycling: Application of the Twelve Principles of Green Chemistry in the Diversion of Post-Consumer Poly(Lactic Acid) Waste

Jennifer N. Boice1, Christina M. King1, Carol Higginbotham2 and Richard W. Gurney1

1Simmons College, Boston;  2Central Orgeon Community College, Bend, Oregon  ..........................................

 

 

 

 

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Converting Traditional Materials Labs to Project-Based Learning Experiences: Aiding Students'

Development of Higher-Order Cognitive Skills

Linda Vanasupa1, Katherine C. Chen1, Jonathan Stolk2, Richard Savage1, Trevor Harding1, Blair London1 and William Hughes1

1California Polytechnic State University; 2Franklin W. Olin College, Needham, Massachusetts  .....................

 

 

 

 
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A Partnership Inspiring Interest in MSE Careers:  The Center for Research on Interface Structures

and Phenomena (CRISP)

C. Caragianis-Broadbridge1, H. Edgecumbe1, G. Osenko2, A. Lehman1, L. Alter3 and J. Tully4

1Dept. of Physics, Southern Connecticut State University; 2CCSAR, Southern Connecticut State University, 3CT Scholars Academy, New Haven Public Schools;  4Yale University  ..........................................................

 

 

 

 

 
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Model-Eliciting Activities: A Case-Based Approach for Getting Students Interested in

Materials Science and Engineering

Tamara J. Moore

University of Minnesota .....................................................................................................................................

 

 

 

 

295

The Nanoscience and Engineering High School Research Internship Program at the University of Alabama

David E. Nikles and Gregory B. Thompson

The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.  ...........................................................................................................

 

 

 

311

Designing an Introductory Course in Materials Science and Engineering, Based on "How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience and School", and "Assessing Student Performance"

P.R. Howell and R.H. Locklin

Pennsylvania State University ............................................................................................................................

 

 

 

 

317

An Interdisciplinary Project Course to Expand Materials Engineering Curriculum

Robert A. Heard and Deanna H. Matthews

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.......................................................................................

 

 

 

335

An Intensive "Camp" Format to Provide Undergraduate Research Experiences to First Year Students

D.F. Bahr and K.O. Findley

Washington State University  .............................................................................................................................

 

 

 

345

Creating Positive Materials Science Learning Experiences at a University Venue for 1000 Middle School Students

Daniel Steinberg and Shannon Swilley

Princeton University  ..........................................................................................................................................

 

 

 

351

'Helical' Learning Model Applied in a Nano-Technology for Science and Engineering Course

E. Peterson1, D. Cocke1, J, O'Connor2 and J.A. Gomes1

1Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas;  2San Antonio College, San Antonio, Texas  .........................................

 

 

 

361

Collaboration Between The Exploratorium Museum (San Francisco) and the University of Chicago MRSEC in Educational Outreach Programs

Eileen Sheu1, Heinrich Jaeger1,2, Sidney Nagel1,2, Barry Kluger-Bell3, Shawn Lani3 and Charles Sowers3

1James Franck Institute, University of Chicago; 2Dept. of Physics, University of Chicago; 3The Exploratorium, San Francisco .............................................................................................................................

 

 

 

 

371

Addressing Broader Impacts through Research Center - Science Museum Partnerships

Carol Lynn Alpert

Museum of Science, Boston  ...............................................................................................................................

 

 

 

379

 

 

Individual  Articles

 

 

 

Policy Considerations for Nanoscience Education

David Devraj Kumar and Pat Maslin-Ostrowski

Florida Atlantic University .................................................................................................................................

 

 

 

385

Full Circle:  Demonstrating the Effects of Processing on Structure and Properties via the Annealing and Strain Hardening of Copper

Angela L. Moran, Lloyd Brown and Michelle G. Koul

United States Naval Academy, Annapolis  .........................................................................................................

 

 

 

 

389

Laboratory Experiment on Diamond Thin Film Deposition

S. Nasrazadani1, H.R. Salimijazi2 and F. Ashrafizadeh3

1University of North Texas; 2University of Toronto;  3Isfahan University of Technology, Iran  .......................

 

 

 

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Book Review

 

 

 

Review:-  "Mass Transport & Reactive Barriers in Packaging:  Theory, Applications and Design",

by  Stanislav E. Solovyov and Anatoliy Y. Goldman.    DEStech Publications, Inc., 2007.

W. Brostow

University of North Texas  ..................................................................................................................................

 

 

 

 

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