NANORA provides access to easy-to-understand tools and tutorials about nanotechnology, targeted at pupils, schools and the general public. If you want to know more on how nanotechnology works, its application areas and features, please consult the following:

  1. NANOSCHOOLBOX: The NanoSchoolBox is a school experiment box for nanotechnology. The baggage contains 14 experiments that help you understand the effects of nanotechnology:

Example of nanoschoolbox presentation at "Printemps de Science" 2014, Multitel

In case you are interested in the NANOSCHOOLBOX please get in touch with: e.pfeffer AT nanobionet.de

  1. NANO EXPERIMENTS TO TRY AT HOME : the NANORA "nanokits for nanokids" Brochure This brochure offers a fun way to introduce children to nanotechnology. Nanotechnology plays a crucial role in our everyday life: Whether scratch-resistant paint, self-cleaning window panes, or compatible medical aids, the exciting discoveries of nanotechnology have opened up entirely new opportunities and they offer benefits for nearly all areas of life. The three experiments in this booklet are suitable for children aged four to ten (or older...). They use materials which are available in most households. So start now and see what nanotechnology looks like!

In case you are interested you can freely download german, french or english PDF versions of this brochure on this page

  1. NANO EXPERIMENTS TO TRY AT SCHOOL: the NANORA “Nanokits for school” Brochure With our brochure, we would like to introduce school students to a new, revolutionary technology. The six experiments presented in this brochure are suitable for children and adolescents from age ten to fifteen. They employ materials that are found in most school laboratories. Have fun!

In case you are interested you can freely download german, french or english PDF versions of this brochure on this page

  1. DVD "NANO in my life"

CRANN’s innovative educational package, 'Nano in My Life' was launched during Science Week 2011. The programme introduces Transition Year and Senior Cycle students to nanoscience, which is set to become part of the proposed new Leaving Certificate syllabi. There are seven modules, each using a range of teaching and learning approaches, designed to engage students and encourage active learning. Each module contains teachers' notes, a Power Point presentation, video, cirriculum links, timings, experiments and work sheets.

The 7 modules are:

  • Introduction to Nanoscience
  • Microscopy
  • Nano in Nature
  • Nanoscience and Materials
  • Nanotechnology and ICT
  • Nanoscience and Health Research
  • Nano and the Environment

To receive a copy of all modules, contact nanoinmylife AT tcd.ie

  1. NANOSPOTSNano Short Film Festival
  • Playground Matter
  • Best of Amazing Electronics:
  • Cotton
  • Nanonose
  • Nanostar (German only)
  • Smart Nanoreactor
  • Small, toxic, but helpful?
  • Was ist Nano? (German only)