Journal of Materials Education

 

 

 

Volume 32, Numbers 1 - 2 

 

 

 

Schools with Technology, or Schools Versus Technologies?
Cláudio de Moura Castro
Positivo, Belo Horizonte, Brazil ...........................................................................................................................

 

 

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Materials Education and Innovation: Globalization Opens New Frontiers, Opportunities and Challenges
Sergio Mascarenhas
Institute for Advanced Studies, University of São Paulo, São Carlos, Brazil.......................................................

 

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Cascade Approach to Learning Nano Science and Engineering:  A Project of the National Center for Learning and Teaching in Nanoscale Science and Engineering
S.W. Dugan and R.P.H. Chang
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL60201, USA.............................................................................................
 

 

 

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The Perception of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology by Children and Teenagers
M. Knobel1, 2, S.E. Murriello2, A. Bengtsson3 , A. Cascón3 and R. Zysler3
1 Instituto de Física Gleb Wataghin, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, SP, Brazil; 
2 Laboratório de Estudos Avançados em Jornalismo, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil;
3 Instituto Balseiro, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Bariloche,  Argentina.........................................................

 

 

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ASM City of Materials:  Interacting in a Virtual World
Jan Edwards1, Sarah L. Lewis2, Marian Kennedy3, Patrick Ferro4 and Charles R. Hayes5
1JE Consulting, Round Lake, IL 60073;  2Starfire Systems, Inc., Malta, NY 12020;
3Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634;  4Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA 99258;
5ASM Materials Education Foundation, Materials Park, OH 44073, USA .........................................................

 

 

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Challenge of Materials Education for Medical Physics Students
A. De Almeida
Universidade de São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil........................................................................................

 

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Integration between Graduate Studies in Polymer Science and Technology and Technical High Schools
Elizabete F. Lucas and E.A.V. Roldan
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil ..................................................................................................

 

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Materials Science Education: Ion Beam Modification and Analysis of Materials
D. Ila, R.L. Zimmerman and C. Muntele
Alabama A&M University, Huntsville, AL 35762, USA.....................................................................................

 

 

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Taking Materials Engineering to High School
V. Villas-Boas,  F. P. Missell,  A. M. C. Grisa,  M. A. R. Pacheco,  O. I. Rochefort  and J. E. Zorzi
Universidade de Caxias do Sul, RS, Brazil...........................................................................................................

 

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Interdisciplinary Research and Education - NSF IGERT Program on Integrating Nanotechnology with Cell Biology and Neuroscience at the University of New Mexico
Marek Osiński1,2, Michael C. Wilson3, Janet M. Oliver4, James L. Thomas5, Shannon McCampbell6, and Linda M. Bugge1,7
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA................................................................................
 

 

 

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Preparing Graduate Students to Make Oral Presentations
Elizabete Lucas and Luis C. Mendes
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil ..................................................................................................

 

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Physics and Material Science:  Opportunities for the Interdisciplinary Link in the Mechanical Engineering Curriculum
Arcelio Hernández Fereira and Liubov Del Risco Cabrera
University of Cienfuegos, Cienfuegos, Cuba   .....................................................................................................

 

 

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FORUM REPORT:  "Future Priorities for Materials Education" - 11th International Conference on Advanced Materials, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 20-25 September 2009
Robert L. Zimmerman1 and John Baglin2
1Alabama A&M University, Huntsville, AL 35762, USA;
2IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA 95120, USA...............................................................................

 

 

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BOOK REVIEW:  "Dynamics of Self-Organized and Self-Assembled Structures",
by Rashmi C. Desai and Raymond Kapral
Witold Brostow
University of North Texas, Denton, TX,  USA. ...................................................................................................
 

 

 

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