Science, Technology, and Society

by: Shawn Y. Stevens, LeeAnn M. Sutherland, and Joseph S. Krajcik

The advancement of science involves developing explanations for how and why things work and using technology to apply that knowledge to meet objectives, solve problems, or answer questions of societal interest. Because nanotechnology is an emergent science, it provides an opportunity to witness and actively participate in scientific progress and in decision making about how to use new technologies.


Type Book ChapterPub Date 10/14/2009Stock # PB241X_13

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