Using the Atomic Interactions PhET Simulation: Concept Development for Understanding Energy Changes Associated with Bond Forming and Bond Breaking Events


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Title Using the Atomic Interactions PhET Simulation: Concept Development for Understanding Energy Changes Associated with Bond Forming and Bond Breaking Events
Description This activity was done in week four of a first term college level general chemistry course. The activity was done at the beginning of the unit on chemical bonding, which was initiated immediately after the unit on electronic structure, and was done as the initial exploration into the concept of chemical bonding.
Subject Chemistry
Level Undergrad - Intro
Type Guided Activity
Duration 90 minutes
Answers Included Yes
Language Engleski
Keywords Chemical bonding, bond stability, energy changes & bond making/breaking, potential energy of chemical bonds
Simulation(s) Interakcije između atoma (HTML5)


Author(s) Jack Eichler, Ellen Yezierski, Brianna Minshall
Contact Email jack.eichler@ucr.edu
School / Organization UC Riverside
Date submitted 2020.10.13
Date updated 2020.10.14