Online Teaching Materials

The Nano-CEMMS Center provides a variety of teaching modules for K-12 Classrooms. Click on a thumbnail below to load more information about our materials.


The instructor introduces Nitinol, a shape memory alloy (SMA). Upon heating, Nitinol wire returns to its original shape. Students explore Nitinol's characteristics in two investigations and design an experiment. Finally, students learn about its practical applications.

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