Education and Outreach
Reuse and Recycling Booth in the 4-H Youth Building at the NY State Fair (Sept 2016)
States of Matter lesson at Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science (Nov 2015)
Graduate student Suwon facilitating liquefying air demo
Middle school students making liquid nitrogen ice cream
Graduate student Meenakshi leading the states of matter dance
Prof Silberstein showing the fracture surface of a banana dunked in liquid nitrogen
Reflection/refraction learning kit under development for Cornell Center for Materials Research lending library (2014-2015)
versions for 6-8th grade and 9th-12th grade now on CCMR website:
Meenakshi trying kit prototype with teachers at the Cornell Science Sampler Series Workshop in NYC
Meenakshi and Naigeng discuss kit with teachers at a workshop in Cortland
Being a “Buddy” at Expanding Your Horizons (April 2014)
Lab trip to the Greater Ithaca Activities Center with the Cornell Center for Materials Research outreach team (March 2014)
CHESS Postdoc Margaret Koker and Prof Silberstein help the GIAC kids make silly putty.
Naigeng and Meenakshi show the GIAC kids the colorful consequences of hydrophobic interactions between dishsoap and milk.