Public Engagement and Teaching Resources
Download the poster “New Light on the World” from The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences which describes the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura “for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources”.
Scanning Electron Microscopy
Find out how a scanning electron microscope works and learn about its history with this poster from Science and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Also see http://poster.sciencemag.org/sem/#intro for the webpage version.
Crystal structure and dislocations
Make your own cardboard models of different crystal structures
The structures of simple solids, interactive figures and rotatable structures