Nanotechnology: an introduction

Main Program

  • What is nanotechnology?
  • Units: micrometre and nanometre
  • Special properties of nanoparticles
  • The gecko effect
  • Carbon nanotubes
  • Surface energy; hydrophilic and hydrophobic surfaces
  • The lotus effect
  • Use of laser in nanotechnology
  • Issues raised by nanotechnology


Extras
: Short interviews exploring:

  • How microscopes ‘kick-started’ nanotechnology
  • What is nanotechnology?
  • Electron and atomic force microscopes
  • Tissue engineering I
  • Tissue engineering II
  • Chemical analysis at the nanoscale
  • A future career in nanotechnology

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Teacher Notes
Yes
Year Levels
Middle and Senior secondary
Format DVD
Duration 25 Min
Year produced
2007
School Price
$110 inc GST (+$8 p&h in Australia/ elsewhere POA)
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