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Title Molecules and Light
Description This activity was written to be used as an example of a guided inquiry lab, and was not tested in class. The main learning goal of the activity is for students to identify that absorption of light depends on the molecule and the type of light.
Subject Chemistry, Earth Science
Level High School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Homework, Lab, Other
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords Absorption, Atmosphere, Greenhouse, Light, Microwaves, Molecules, Ozone, Water
Simulation(s) Molekul dan Cahaya


Author(s) Kelly Lancaster
Contact Email kelly.lancaster@colorado.edu
School / Organization PhET
Date submitted 11/02/10
Date updated 11/02/18