Aerogel: Uses & Mechanical Properties


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Which of the following is NOT a property of aerogels?

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1. Which is NOT true about aerogel?

2. Which of the following is NOT a reason aerogel is challenging to use?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet/quiz will assess your understanding of the uses and mechanical properties of aerogel. To do well on the quiz, you'll need to pick out a property of aerogels from a list of options and also identify true/false statements about them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following topics will be covered:

  • Reasons aerogel is difficult to use
  • Term for the properties of a material in response to pressure and force
  • One use for aerogels made out of chalcogenides

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson, such as some of the uses of aerogel
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the term for specific properties of how a material responds to pressure and force
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a use for aerogels that are made out of chalcogenides and the properties of aerogels

Additional Learning

To learn more about these materials, you can review the lesson named Aerogel: Uses & Mechanical Properties. These areas of study will be discussed:

  • Common types of aerogels
  • Invention of the first aerogel in the 1930s
  • Improvements to aerogel by scientists