Water Purification with Nanotechnology

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These small particles have a huge job. A poster shows future engineers an application of nanotechnology. It describes how nano silver particles are embedded into plastic water barrels to help kill E. coli bacteria.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Print on a large sheet of paper and laminate as a poster
Classroom Considerations

  • Note that there is an associated lesson found under the unit plan, Nanotechnology: A World of New Possibilities
  • Familiarity with the metric system is necessary
Pros

  • Using comics may interest learners
  • Explains concepts at a grade-appropriate level
Cons

  • US middle school pupils will likely not relate to drinking water from a river
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