There are some common calculations done by the beginning student of nanoscience and I thought it would be good to go over some of these calculations in a video and post it to Youtube.  This is mostly to help my students but others may find it useful.  I was inspired by Salman Khan over at Khan Academy: .  I used three tools to create these videos.  The first is SmoothDraw which is used to draw the programs:  The second is DreamCalc which is a scientific calculator: .  The third is Camtasia which records everything you do on the computer:  Finally I also used a Logitech web cam to record the vocals and a Wacom digitizing tablet to draw.


In this example I calculate the surface area in square meters per gram for a given type of nanoparticle.

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Comment by Hans Mikelson on March 25, 2011 at 7:16pm
See part 2 of this problem on Youtube.

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Comment by TINC on March 25, 2011 at 7:01pm

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