Tag: science

NanoDays 2015 brings small science to big stage

On April 1, approximately 100 second- through 10th-graders attended the annual NanoDays event at the Agricultural Heritage Park. Hosted by the Auburn Council of Engineering Graduate Students, participants had the opportunity to be part of hands-on experiments at the nano-scale level, including creating a carbon nanotype from a baloon and hula-hoop and illustrating how an…

Into the Lab: Chemical

Bill Josephson, chemical engineering lecturer, is using a mobile papermaking device designed and built in the department to teach local K-12 students how paper is made. He conducts several workshops a year for fourth-grade students at Wrights Mill Road elementary school in Auburn and 3- to 6-year-olds at the Children’s House, a local Montessori school….