Thinking Big, Working Small Name____________________________ Fill in the Blanks—Read the sentences before watching the video. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate words. 1. To be a nanotechnologist means that you are learning how to control ______________________, where it goes, and what it’s composed of at the very smallest scales. 2. Flexible organic displays can be used in _______________________ or on car _______________________, as well as in other products. 3. Self-healing polymers can be used to repair _____________ ____________________. 4. A clean room is about __________________ times cleaner than a hospital operating room. 5. One worker named Bruce enjoys his work because every day is exciting and ________________________. 6. The ______________________ side of the clean room is like a darkroom. 7. Scientists are beginning to see that innovations at the nanoscale require _________________________ across the sciences. Copyright © 2012 Board of Trustees, University of Illinois. All rights reserved. Level 1 Questions—Use complete sentences to answer the following questions. 1. Why do scientists and students need to dress in a certain way in the clean room? 2. What areas of science and engineering are used at Nano-CEMMS? 3. Do you think you would enjoy being a nanotechnologist? Why or why not?