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7.1 Nano Technology

Directions: Answer the following questions and verify your answers. Do your own research and write an informative essay about nano technology.
Q 1: _____ refers to a hypothetical end-of-the-world event involving molecular nanotechnology in which out-of-control self-replicating robots consume all living matter on Earth while building more of themselves (a scenario known as ecophagy).
Grey Goo
I Robot
Mad Nano
Apocalypse Now

Q 2: A unique phenomenon that occurs in nanoparticles is Gibbs-Thomson effect, which is the _____.
instant freezing of material
lowering of the melting point of a material
raising of the melting point of a material
instant evaporation of material

Q 3: While manipulating nanoparticles, the following would happen.
surface tension would become more important
all of these
Van der Waals attraction would become more important
gravity would become less important

Q 4: Potential benefits of nanotechnology might include
faster computers and advanced data storage
improvements in skin care and protection
advanced pharmaceuticals and new drug delivery systems
all of these

Q 5: Nanotechnology is the understanding and control of matter at dimensions of roughly 1 to 100 nanometers, where unique phenomena enable novel applications. What is a nanometer?
109 m
10-6 m
10-9 m
106 m

Q 6: The following may be considered naturally occurring nanodevices.
all of these

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