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Title Molecule Polarity
Description The activity was used in undergraduate recitations on polarity, and provides a guided inquiry of the simulation. Students explore and answer questions on the first two tabs, and then predict the bond and molecular dipoles for real molecules in the third tab.
Subject Chemistry
Level High School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Homework, Lab
Duration 30 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords bonding, dipole, electronegativity, molecules, phet, polarity
Simulation(s) Molecule Polarity (HTML5), Molecule Polarity


Author(s) Julia Chamberlain, Kelly Lancaster
Contact Email Julia.M.Chamberlain@colorado.edu
School / Organization PhET
Date submitted 1/31/12
Date updated 7/26/17