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MEMS and Nanotechnology for Kids' provides a basic introduction to MEMS (MicroElectro- Mechanical Systems) and nanomaterials, and demonstrates that small is cool.

New Book Introduces Kids to the Wonders of MEMS and Nanotechnology

Scottsdale, AZ | Posted on September 18th, 2007

Bourne Research LLC ( http://www.bourneresearch.com ) today announced publication of the new book, 'MEMS and Nanotechnology for Kids.' Authored by Marlene Bourne, President & Principal Analyst of Bourne Research, the book gives readers a basic overview of MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical Systems) and nanotechnology; it describes how various MEMS devices and nanomaterials work, why they're useful, and includes examples of where they're found.

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"Sparking the imagination of kids about the possibilities of technology is so important," says the author, Marlene Bourne. "The book 'MEMS and Nanotechnology for Kids' aims to inspire boys and girls alike to pursue the study of science, technology, engineering and math by showing the direct impact these fields have on things kids use or interact with on a daily basis."

'MEMS and Nanotechnology for Kids' is written for middle school students ages 11-14, although younger children and adults alike may also benefit from the easy-to-read explanations. With nearly 80 color photos, the 32-page book explores what readers can find at the micro- and nano-scale, and then describes how various MEMS devices and nanomaterials are being put to use in all kinds of products. It's an ideal companion to the more in-depth book, A Consumer's Guide to MEMS and Nanotechnology, which provides greatly expanded discussion and hundreds of examples in the same reader-friendly format.

For more details about 'MEMS and Nanotechnology for Kids,' or to learn how to purchase the book, please visit: http://www.bourneresearch.com/book.htm .

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About Bourne Research LLC
Bourne Research is a trusted source of market intelligence, with a specialized focus on MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical Systems), nanotechnology, and the convergence of both. Its founder, Marlene Bourne, is a highly respected industry analyst with more than a decade of experience following the development of emerging technologies, and is internationally recognized as one of the leading experts on MEMS.

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