Learn about nanotechnology, a new field of science. Find out its history, present, and future developments. Learn why some scientists believe that the Nanotechnology Revolution will have a stronger impact on the world than the Computer Revolution. Find out how nanoscience can change our lives. Includes a lesson plan, video clips, quizzes, images, and photographs. There is a link to eThemes resource on scientific notation.
Find out why nanotechnology is referred to as a general-purpose technology and why it has to be used responsibly. Scroll down the page to select links for online PowerPoint presentations on the challenges and policies of nanotechnology. NOTE: The site leads to websites with ads.
Read the article about exploring a simulated molecular world. Learn about molecules behavior in different physical states, their sizes, puzzle chains, molecular robotics, and more. NOTE: The site leads to websites with ads.
These sites explain what exponents mean and how to use them. There are online calculators for converting numbers into scientific notation. Includes many practice questions. Some sites are for elementary students and some are more suitable for junior high students.