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Writing, Speech, Debate, & General Knowledge
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: Critics of nanotechnology point to the potential toxicity of new classes of nanosubstances and compare them to
microscopic materials like asbestos fibres
green house emissions
highly damaging acid rain
atom bomb

Q 2: Potential benefits of nanotechnology might include
all of these
faster computers and advanced data storage
advanced pharmaceuticals and new drug delivery systems
improvements in skin care and protection

Q 3: _____ 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).
Apocalypse Now
I Robot
Mad Nano
Grey Goo

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

Q 5: 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.
Infrared detector
Scanning probe microscopy
Optical telescopy
Ultrasonic photography

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

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