C2 2.6 Nanoscience

C2 2.6 Nanoscience

Author: Gemma Boyson

- What is nanoscience?

- What are the potential benefits and risks associated with nanoscience?

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Bucky Balls, Graphene and Nano Tubes

Learn the basics about bucky balls, graphene and nano tubes. This video start with a short recap on Allotropes and then starts you off learning about Fullerenes and Graphene and then gives you an overview into nanoscience and it's uses in science.

Source: Fuse School


GCSE revision video to describe the structure and possible uses of the fullerenes.

Source: mygcse-science

OPTIONAL: Institute of Physics: Measuring what you can't see

Nanoparticles are everywhere around us and as we advance we have developed the need for great, new technology in measuring these particles.

Dr Robert Muir and Brian Steer of Naneum Ltd, winner of the 2012 Innovation Award, awarded by the Institute of Physics for developing and commercialising a portable 'scanning mobility particle sizer' for use in atmospheric physics, occupational health and environmental monitoring.

Naneum's device incorporates novel technologies such as a planar differential mobility analyser and miniature condensation particle analyser.

This innovative architecture and fully-integrated system makes the device truly portable and enables in situ environmental monitoring.

Source: Institute of Physics

OPTIONAL: Nanoparticle Sign

A sign made of gold and silver nanoparticles. A gift for the International Year of Chemistry 2011.

Source: Periodic Table of Videos