It’s All in the Shape: Discovering Molecular Geometry


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Title It’s All in the Shape: Discovering Molecular Geometry
Description Structure begets function. How molecules behave or interact with one another or other molecules is an important part of chemistry. Molecular structure controls properties such as solubility or boiling point. So let’s explore the simple world of molecular geometry and illustrating with wedge diagrams.
Subject Chemistry
Level High School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Guided Activity, Lab, Remote Learning
Duration 90 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords VSEPR, bond angles, guided inquiry, molecular shape or geometry
Simulation(s) Molecule Shapes: Basics (HTML5)


Author(s) Scott Sinex
Contact Email sinexsa@pgcc.edu
School / Organization Prince George's Community College
Date submitted 7/27/20
Date updated 7/27/20