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Title Build an Molecule - Inquiry-based basics
Description Learning Goals: Students will be able to: Review: •Describe the differences between an atom and a molecule. •Describe what the subscripts and coefficients indicate in chemistry notation. •Use proper chemistry nomenclature. New: •Construct simple molecules from atoms. •Write rules for how atoms are arranged given formulas for some common molecules •Draw, name, and write formulas for some common molecules.
Subject Chemistry
Level High School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Concept Questions, Homework, Lab
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords molecular structure, molecules, nomenclature, phet
Simulation(s) Build a Molecule


Author(s) Trish Loeblein
Contact Email patricia.loeblein@colorado.edu
School / Organization PhET
Date submitted 7/2/11
Date updated 7/5/13