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Grade 8 English
4.17 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: Potential benefits of nanotechnology might include
improvements in skin care and protection
all of these
faster computers and advanced data storage
advanced pharmaceuticals and new drug delivery systems

Q 2: 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?
10-6 m
106 m
109 m
10-9 m

Q 3: The following may be considered naturally occurring nanodevices.
all of these
prions
cells
viruses

Q 4: While manipulating nanoparticles, the following would happen.
Van der Waals attraction would become more important
surface tension would become more important
all of these
gravity would become less important

Q 5: Critics of nanotechnology point to the potential toxicity of new classes of nanosubstances and compare them to
atom bomb
microscopic materials like asbestos fibres
green house emissions
highly damaging acid rain

Q 6: One fundamental characteristic of nanotechnology is that nanodevices self-assemble. That is, they build themselves from the bottom up. _________ is an important technique both for characterization and synthesis of nanomaterials.
Scanning probe microscopy
Infrared detector
Optical telescopy
Ultrasonic photography

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