Molecules and Light-inquiry for high school A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines.


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Title Molecules and Light-inquiry for high school
Description Major topic: Relating radiation to your life on a molecular level Learning Goals: Students to be able to A.Design experiments to describe how some types of electromagnetic radiation may interact with molecules found in large amounts in our atmosphere. B.Relate the amount of energy of the electromagnetic radiation to resulting molecular motion. C.Use ideas about radiation and molecular motion to explain some common phenomena.
Subject Chemistry, Earth Science
Level High School
Type Concept Questions, Homework, Lab
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords electromagnetic, gas, gold star, greenhouse, infrared, inquiry, microwave, molecule, ozone, phet, radiation, ultraviolet
Simulation(s) Molekul dan Cahaya


Author(s) Trish Loeblein
Contact Email patricia.loeblein@colorado.edu
School / Organization PhET
Date submitted 11/08/06
Date updated 11/08/06