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Title States of Matter Basics
Description This activity is inquiry based for students who already have an introduction to the Kinetic Molecular Theory. My students have already done a KMT activity the year before (http://phet.colorado.edu/en/contributions/view/2816).
Subject Chemistry
Level High School, Middle School
Type Demonstration, Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords kinetic, matter, particle model, phet, polar, van der waal
Simulation(s) States of Matter: Basics (HTML5), States of Matter: Basics


Author(s) Trish Loeblein
Contact Email patricia.loeblein@colorado.edu
School / Organization PhET
Date submitted 1/16/12
Date updated 12/28/16