Linked product - AVAILABLE FOR $34.99 AT: www.talkingnano.net (FOR PURCHASE ORDERS: call 617.589.4483 or email us at email@example.com). This 6-video DVD set features Don Eigler, George Whitesides, David Rejeski, Eric Mazur, Tim Miller, and, as a bonus, The Amazing Nano Brothers Juggling Show. It provides a basic Nano 101 introduction to nanotechnology, potential applications, implications, and impacts. Designed for classroom, informal, and professional development use, the videos are tightly edited with close-ups and illustrations. Each DVD is individually chaptered and menued, allowing quick access to particular content areas. The www.talkingnano.net website includes a scene-by-scene outline of content areas and ties to U.S. and Massachusetts education standards.
- The nature, origin, and range of nanotechnology
- Understanding size and behavior at the nanoscale
- Current and potential applications of nanotechnology and their impacts
- Imaging at the nanoscale
- Basic structure of matter
- Harnessing special properties of matter at the nanoscale
- Motivation for nanoscale research
- Selected societal implications of nanotechnology
- Selected consumer safety and regulatory issues of nanotechnology
- How researchers conceive and conduct their efforts
- Nanometer-sized things are very small, and often behave differently than larger things do.
- Scientists and engineers have formed the interdisciplinary field of nanotechnology by investigating properties and manipulating matter at the nanoscale.
- Nanoscience, nanotechnology, and nanoengineering lead to new knowledge and innovations that weren't possible before.
- Nanotechnologies—and their costs, utility, risks, and benefits—are closely interconnected with society and with our values.
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