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At the nanoscale, a completely different set of forces and interactions are experienced by molecules and atoms than we experience at the human scale. How do properties change with scale? Why is gravity so important to our daily lives but relatively unimportant to a molecule or a virus in our body? This exercise introduces the concept of scale-dependent properties to students as they explore how the sizes of materials change their behavior.

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Type Book ChapterPub Date 1/1/2007Stock # PB210X_12

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