The tiny world of nanotechnology will have a big impact on the future of science! These 20 investigations focus on five themes: size and scale, tools and techniques, unique properties and behaviors, nanotechnology applications, and societal implications. Investigation titles include: • NanoMagnets • The Mystery of the Lotus Effect • NanoMedicine • Ethics of Nanotechnology
Solidify a clear understanding of complex applications, such as carbon nanotubes, atomic force microscopy, nanofabric, memory wire, anti-graffiti paint and cancer-fighting treatments. Activities use readily available materials and are inquiry-based when possible. Includes background information, clear instructions, reproducible student worksheets and answer keys. Appendix and index. 155 pages, soft cover.