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New Molecule Shapes Sim

Molecule Shapes

Explore molecule shapes by building molecules in 3D! How does molecule shape change with different numbers of bonds and electron pairs? Find out by adding single, double or triple bonds and lone pairs to the central atom. Check out the molecule and electron geometry names, and watch how the bond angles change dynamically as you add and remove bonds and lone pairs from your molecule. How many different shapes can you make?
Coming Soon: A Real Molecules tab, where you can compare the VSEPR model to real molecules!

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