Nanoscience - Unit Summary

Total duration

16 lessons, 1 hour each

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Lesson 8 – Safety and Ethical issues

Learning outcomes

In these lessons students will:

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Learning Sequence

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  1. Review the students understanding of the key points in lesson 7.
  2. Investigation – Students view the YouTube clip – The strange world of Nanoscience to promote questions about safety and ethical use. Resources
  3. Investigation – Students view the PowerPoint Lesson 8.1 Safety and Ethical Issues to promote thinking about the potential for misuse and ethical dilemmas of Nano Tubes. Resources
  4. Collaboration – Students present their media files and narrated PowerPoint presentations. Students are provided with a links to the shared Google drive to upload their presentations.
  5. Reflection – Students complete an online survey of the Nanoscience unit.
  6. Collaboration – Students discuss the unit and the high and low points.

Home Learning

  1. Students complete the online survey review of the Nanoscience unit. Students directed to the shared NVSES Google drive to complete the survey.