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MEMS & Nanotechnology for Kids provides an introduction to today's coolest technologies.
MEMS & Nanotechnology for Kids provides an introduction to today's coolest technologies.

Abstract:
MEMS & Nanotechnology for Kids teaches students that "small is cool," while illustrating the potential of today's most exciting emerging technologies.

Fairfax County Middle Schools to Enhance Students’ Understanding of Nanotechnology with Award-Winning Book

Scottsdale, AZ | Posted on June 11th, 2008

Bourne Research LLC today announced that Fairfax County Middle School Science has selected the award-winning book, MEMS & Nanotechnology for Kids, to provide background knowledge on nanotechnology for their middle school students. Recipient of a 2008 IPPY Award for best juvenile/young adult non-fiction, the book was written to inspire kids age 11-14 about the possibilities of science and engineering.

"The book provides students with easy-to-understand text and many visuals that will help them understand the basic ideas pertaining to MEMS and nanotechnology," said Linda Peterson-Chin, Middle School Science Specialist for Fairfax County Public Schools.

MEMS & Nanotechnology for Kids provides an introduction to today's coolest technologies. The 32-page book explores what we can find at the micro- and nano-scale, and then takes a look at the most common MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems) devices and nanomaterials; readers learn how they work and why they're useful in all kinds of everyday products - from bikes to video games.

"The reaction to this book, from kids and adults alike, has been phenomenal," said Marlene Bourne, President & Principal Analyst of Bourne Research LLC and the book's author. "It's so much fun to hear readers say ‘that's cool' and to know that this ‘wow factor' is increasing their curiosity about next-generation science, technology and engineering."

MEMS & Nanotechnology for Kids (ISBN: 9780979550560; Price $24.95) is available online at Amazon.com; signed copies of the book are available for purchase from Bourne Research. For details about bulk discounts, please contact Bourne Research at 480-695-0521.

About the Author

Marlene Bourne is internationally recognized as one of the leading experts on MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems), and its convergence with nanotechnology. With nearly 15 years of expertise as an industry analyst, she has provided quotes about emerging technologies to many business and technical publications, including BusinessWeek, The Economist, Forbes, Investor's Business Daily, and the Wall Street Journal.

Marlene also produces and hosts a weekly talk radio show called The Bourne Report, which explores the latest in nanotechnology, MEMS and other emerging technologies. The program airs Sunday afternoons on Independent 1310 KXAM in Phoenix and streams live on the Internet to listeners across the US and around the world.

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Bourne Research LLC
480-695-0521

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