Nanotechnologist

From the Set 21st Century Skills Library

Did you ever wonder what it would be like to work with things so tiny you need special microscopes to see them? That is exactly what nanotechnologists do. These specialists work with the smallest units of matter to make new products and improve existing ones. Look inside to find out more about the scientists who use tiny bits of matter to make big discoveries.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 6
Dewey 620'.5--dc22
Lexile
ATOS Reading Level 5.6
Guided Reading Level
Language English
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781602793071), PDF (9781602795488), ePub (9781631882050), Hosted ebook (9781602795488H), Kindle (9781631372773)
Copyright 2009
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Graphics

School Library Journal

Gr 3-6 These highly readable books introduce some interesting careers. Each volume provides background information about the field and a clear look into its many possibilities in the 21st century. A chapter highlights ways to become involved in the profession and the interests and skills required. Activities that will allow students to learn more about the career are also included. Scattered throughout the chapters are boxes that add additional information. Colorful photographs illustrate each book. This series provides readers with a clear look at interesting careers that will play a role in the future. Christine Markley, Washington Elementary School, Barto, PA.

Author: Ann Heinrichs

Ann Heinrichs is the author of more than 200 books for children and young adults. They cover U.S. and world history and culture, science and nature, and English grammar. Ann has also enjoyed careers as a children‘s book editor and an advertising copywriter. An avid traveler, she has toured Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and East Asia. Born in Fort Smith, Arkansas, she now lives in Chicago. She enjoys biking, kayaking, and flying kites.

  • Think Small
  • Working at the Nanoscale
  • Becoming a Nanotechnologist
  • A Bold, New Future
  • Some Famous Nanotechnologists
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index
  • About the Author