Week 3: Supplies are limited

In Week 3, we explored different types of toilet paper, a commodity under high demand during the COVID-19 pandemic. We also took a closer look at printer paper.

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Week 2: Achoo!

This week in RTNN Take-out Science, we looked at all types of different pollen. Watch the episode to spot differences between pollen from pine, redbud, dandelion, and more.

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Take-out Science

Take-out Science is a program designed to provide you with “take-out” access to our nanotechnology tools and experts during the coronavirus pandemic. Every Tuesday at noon (ET), we stream a new show in real time focused on a different theme. Dr. Holly Leddy leads exploration of each topic using a light microscope, a scanning electron microscope, and her expert colleagues. All shows are designed with K-12 audiences in mind and are open to everyone. So grab your take-out lunch and join us on YouTube live for some take-out science!

Visit theĀ Take-out Science website to learn more.



Week 1: Get to know a housefly

This week in RTNN Take-out Science, we explored the housefly. Check out this short video to get a peek into what we saw. We love to hear from you! If you have any questions or comments, please send them to us at rtnanonetwork@ncsu.edu, post in the comments section below, or ask via Twitter (@RTNNsocial). Spanish subtitles for this episode are available. A big thanks to Mario Cuellar and Hitachi for the translation and their support of Take-out Science.

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Join us for Take-out Science, Tuesdays at noon (ET)

RTNN is pleased to announce a weekly microscopy program (Tuesdays at noon, ET) for your quarantined viewing pleasure. Each week, Dr. Holly Leddy (SMIF at Duke), will explore a different theme using both a light microscope, a portable scanning electron microscope, and the support of RTNN technical staff. We’ll broadcast all sessions live and answer your questions. All shows will be posted here.

All shows are designed with K-12 audiences in mind and are open to everyone. Join us for some take-out science as we explore the world at a much smaller scale. (And don’t forget your take-out lunch!)

To learn more, please visit the Take-Out Science site.