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Other

Description:

This concept-building module contains a variety of simulations for exploring factors that cause molecules to attract each other. It was developed to help secondary students understand both polar and non-polar covalent bonding. Users can manipulate models to see how the strength of attraction is affected by distance from one molecule to another, by heating the substance, and by mixing polar and non-polar substances. Part II of the activity is devoted to hydrogen bonds, and explores why water is one of the most important molecules for life's existence. This item is part of the Concord Consortium, a nonprofit research and development organization dedicated to transforming education through technology.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

molecule simulations,NSDL,molecular structure,Multimedia,Undergraduate (Lower Division),molecular simulations,dipole-dipole bond,Grade 12,General Physics,Grade 9,Properties of Matter,Modern Physics,Atomic Physics,Other Sciences,Grade 10,Grade 11,Atomic Models,Grade 13,non-polar covalent bond,covalent bonds,Grade 8,Informal Education,Higher Education,Middle School,polar bond,atomic/molecular,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-102,Coulomb force,Chemistry,Physics,Youth Public,London dispersion,Education Practices,atomic structure,High School,molecular attraction,Education,Technology,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20130508142744781T,boiling point

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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