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Uploaded on Apr 27, 2011
Troy Dassler teaches at Aldo Leopold Elementary in Madison, WI. He also works in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin-Madison to bring nanoscale science to elementary-aged children through funding from the National Science Foundation. In his talk, Troy breaks down his methods of teaching this specific discipline of science of the very small and shares the impressive discoveries his students have made. Troy's enthusiasm makes us all want to be scientists.
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