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Nano-Link is a National Science Foundation Advanced Technological  Center for Nanotechnology Education

“Nano-Link Alliance Members are the acknowledged experts in nanotechnology education: igniting nanoscience education, generating excitement among students and strengthening the country by supplying a highly skilled workforce for industry.”

For Educators

Access to a plethora of educational content and tools. You can browse and download modules here and dive deep into the Nano-Infusion Program.

For Students

A special space to research what you want to know about nano. Past nano students share their insights on nano education, jobs, and what to expect or prioritize in your nano studies/career.

For Industry

An area where you can speak for yourselves on the nanotech job outlook, the value of a nano education and a Nano-Link partnership. Interested in becoming a Nano-Link partner? There’s stuff here for that too.

For Affiliates & Coaches

This is where individuals from the education community across the United States that develop Nano-Link modules and content share their information and expertise.


“Nano-Link promotes nanotechnology education at multiple grade levels with comprehensive resources, products and services for students, educators, community and industry partners. Nano-Link teams with industry, programs and schools across the United States to assure the need for a skilled nano workforce is met.”


“At no cost to youNano-Link provides products and services for use in the classroom or boardroom.”

Download Nano Content

Hands-on, inquiry-based modules.
Nano-Infusion Program module
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Modules based on nano concepts and interests.
DIY module

Connect with Us

Through Nano-Link’s Emerging Technology Coach program we provide consulting services and training that supports your nanotech education and outreach efforts. 
Get connected with an ET Coach near you.


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Module materials for delivery of a Nano-Infusion Program module are available.
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DIY Alert – My-Oh-My Micelles

We get asked all the time... “How can I bring nano into my biotechnology class?” Well here you go, our 7th DIY module release does just that. This module introduces micelles (pronounced MY-sels) and the concept of critical micelle concentration (CMC). Micelles have...

Winter 2018 Issue

When decking your halls, deck with Nano. The Winter issue of the Nano-Link Newsletter shows you how with a very cool crowdsourced database under development by manufacturers and researchers defining what is nano. The result will be a...

DIY Alert – Gamify Nano Learning the DIY Way!

The fourth release in the Nano-Link DIY Collection has arrived. Nano-Link’s featured DIY module, Nanotreatment, is a card game that brings solving a water crisis to life! Each deck contains a problem set that outlines a real world water...


 “As a national resource center we proudly partner with educators, industry, and our community to provide the best nano education possible that results in nano-savvy technicians.”