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|School / Organization||Boulder City High School|
|Title||Molecular Polarity PhET Lab|
|Keywords||dipole, polar, polarity, dissolve, intermolecular, bonding, bonds, Lewis|
|Description||This lab asks students to investigate the nature of bonding and the affect of atom's electronegativity on bond polarity. Students then investigate multiple bond dipoles adding to create a molecular dipole. Finally, students are asked to predict which molecules would dissolve in water, based upon their predicted molecular dipole from Lewis structures. If errors or typos are found, please email me. This is my first draft of this investigation.|
|Science as Inquiry - A|
|Physical Science - B|
|Life Science - C|
|Earth & Space Science - D|
|Science & Technology - E|
|Science in Personal and Social Perspective - F|
|History and Nature of Science - G|
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