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Does anyone have a suggestion for a simulation to use in the classroom when teaching intermolecular forces?

Started about 2 years ago by AACTconnect Admin.



3 Comments

  • Kimberly Duncan

    Posted about 2 years ago

    Take a look at the Intermolecular Forces activity in the AACT high school resource library. In this activity, students use a simulation designed by the Next-Generation Molecular Workbench (http://mw.concord.org/nextgen/) to investigate different types of intermolecular forces (London dispersion and dipole-dipole). In the analysis that follows the activity, they will relate IMFs (including hydrogen bonding) to physical properties (boiling point and solubility).

  • Ryan Johnson

    Posted about 2 years ago

    The Concord Consortium has a great, downloadable simulation for showing intermolecular attraction and can be found at https://concord.org/stem-resources/intermolecular-attractions. I also know that the Odyssey program has some great simulations for IM, although I have not used them in my classroom.

  • Kaleb Underwood

    Posted about 2 years ago

    Check out the simulations from The Concord Consortium (https://concord.org) they have some very good IMF resources.