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Title Molecule Shapes- inquiry
Description This was used in class or as homework depending on the schedule. Learning Goals: Students will be able to: •Identify substances to which “Molecular geometry” applies. •Name molecule and electron geometries for basic molecules. •Explain the model being used to predict molecule geometry. •Predict common molecular geometry from the number of electron pairs and bonded atoms around a central atom of basic compounds
Subject Chemistry
Level High School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Concept Questions, Homework, Lab
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords bonding, covalent, ionic, lewis, linear. bent, lone pairs, molecules, nomenclature, phet, tetrahedral
Simulation(s) Molecule Shapes (HTML5), Bentuk Molekul


Author(s) Trish Loeblein
Contact Email patricia.loeblein@colorado.edu
School / Organization PhET
Date submitted 11/10/23
Date updated 15/05/27