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Cancer Nanotech

Cancer Nanotech

Teachers' Domain presents this interactive lesson on cancer nanotechnology, which explores how scientists are using nanotechnology for medical purposes, specifically cancer research and treatment. The material is a good example of how nanotechnology is used as a solution to a real problem. Topics in nanotechnology that are covered include nanotubes, nanowires, quantum dots, and fullerenes. The lesson includes 11 slides with reading materials and colorful illustrations as well as a supplemental background essay, discussion questions, and standards alignment from Teachers' Domain.


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