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senate Bill S. 3117

Promote Nanotechnology in Schools Act

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Promote Nanotechnology in Schools Act

Official Title

A bill to strengthen the capacity of eligible institutions to provide instruction in nanotechnology.


Promote Nanotechnology in Schools Act - Requires the Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish a nanotechnology in the schools program awarding matching grants to certain eligible institutions to: (1) purchase nanotechnology equipment and software; (2) service and upgrade such equipment; and (3) provide nanotechnology education to students and teachers. Lists as eligible grantees: (1) public, private, parochial, and charter secondary schools that offer advanced or international baccalaureate science courses; (2) community colleges; (3) institutions of higher education; and (4) informal learning science and technology centers.

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      senate Committees
      Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
    IntroducedMarch 15th, 2010

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