Workshop: NanoDays    

Course ID - CTD0495h

Short Title: NanoDays     

 Audience   Faculty  
Length of Workshop:      6 hours ( 5 hours F-2-F and 1 post workshop hour)

* Approved CT&D Workshop for Faculty Professional Development hours.

Faculty will participate in hands-on demonstrations and hear guest talks about nanotechnology. Faculty will learn about nanotechnology, its applications in the classroom, and relevance to all sciences. Faculty will be able to apply new knowledge to lesson plans across disciplines. NanoDays is a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering and its potential impact on the future. NanoDays engages people of all ages in learning 
about this emerging field of science, which holds the promise of developing revolutionary materials and technologies. MDC North will be hosting Nano Days in February with education and demonstrations presented by experts from the University of Puerto Rico. Learning Outcomes targeted are
1. Communication, 2. Data Analysis, 3. Critical Thinking, 4. Information Literacy, 8. Technology Use, and 10. Scientific Knowledge


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Apply nanotechnology concepts in lesson plans 
  • Differentiate between states of the matter
  • Discriminate between bulk and atomic size properties
  • Establish the relationship between the molecular structure and bulk properties of materials
  • Distinguish between the properties of glass and crystals


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Registration information
Course ID: CTD0495h 
Course Title: NanoDays  
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.