Can you imagine a computer smaller than a grain of sand? How about a tiny robot that can rove through the body and destroy cancer cells? In this BrainPOP movie Tim and Moby will teach you about nanotechnology, the scientific arena that hopes to make these things a reality! First, you’ll discover what nanotechnology is and learn about some of the events that jump-started its development. Next, you’ll find out some of the ways in which scientists hope to use nanotechnology to make our world better and cleaner--as well as how nanotech has progressed so far! Plus, you’ll find out about one important down-side to nanotechnology. As the world gets smaller and smaller, you’ll want to keep up with the latest developments, so check out this movie to find out more!

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What is nanotechnology?

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