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Title Exploring Equilibrium
Description I used "Reactions and Rates" in my regular chem class in this brief activity, which also includes a non-PhET, hands-on activity. My use of the sim was for conceptual purposes only; I was hoping to attack some misconceptions about equilibrium, activation energy, and temperature's affect on equilibrium position. The PhET portion of this activity takes less than 30 minutes.
Subject Chemistry
Level High School
Type Lab
Duration 30 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords Equilibrium, reaction rates
Simulation(s) Reactions & Rates


Author(s) Amy Jordan
Contact Email patricia.loeblein@colorado.edu
School / Organization Santa Fe Preparatory School
Date submitted 4/11/08
Date updated 8/9/15