Area youth and community members will have a chance to learn more about nanotechnology and its infinite applications in business, industry, research, health and more at Nanotechnology Day in Rushford, Minnesota on Saturday, June 8. The day’s events are to include a free Youth Nano Camp, Nanotek Bicycle Trek and Nano Conference.
The Youth Nano Camp is free and open to youth 14 to 21 years. This event runs 9 a.m. until noon. Youth will learn how nanotechnology affects our lives with a variety of hands-on activities.
The 4th Annual Nanotek Bicycle Trek is a great event for the whole family and takes place on the Root River Trail. There are four scenic bluff routes between 10 and 50 miles.
The Nano Conference is scheduled for 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Nanoscience technicians work in research, production, marketing and business environments. The National Science Foundation forecasts a demand for 2 million nanotechnology workers worldwide in 15 years, including 800,000 to 1 million in the United States. Registration to attend the conference is recommended, however walk-ins are welcome.
For more information on about these events or this fall’s tuition free three credit Introductory Nanotechnology course contact Alice Zimmer at 507-453-2723 or firstname.lastname@example.org.