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The release of man-made nanoparticles into our natural environment has become a growing concern with the development of nanotechnology. Nanoparticles have unique properties that make them a viable tool for material science, drug delivery, and the preservation of food. Some of these properties that make nanoparticles a good tool could also present new challenges/implications to the environment.

A PowerPoint overview and two activities.

Activity Worksheet (Lau).docx (696 kB)
Activity examining effect of particle size

Activity Worksheet 2 (Lau).docx (94 kB)
Teacher guide