The Big Ideas of Nanoscale Science and Engineering: A Guidebook for Secondary Teachers

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By: Shawn Y. Stevens, LeeAnn M. Sutherland, and Joseph S. Krajcik NSTA Press Book, 2009 ISBN 978-1-93515-507-2 Member Price: $22.36, Nonmember Price: $27.95 Grade Level: Middle School, High School


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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.