Breaking a Molecular Bond (conceptual version)

Adjust the initial velocity of a third atom as it hits two bonded atoms and track the changes in energy during this interaction.

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Try to break different molecules apart by adjusting the initial velocity of a third atom that will collide with two bonded atoms. Do some bonds require more energy to break than others? After the collision, compare the changes in energy associated with the different atoms.
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Subject
Chemistry

Focus Area
Modeling and Simulation

Grade Level
High School

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<a href="Array">The Concord Consortium. Breaking a Molecular Bond (conceptual version). Concord: The Concord Consortium, 2016, November 21.</a>

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Breaking a Molecular Bond (conceptual version) (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2016, November 21), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/Array).

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Breaking a Molecular Bond (conceptual version) (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2016, November 21), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/Array).

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Breaking a Molecular Bond (conceptual version). (2016, November 21). Retrieved 2017, June 25, from The Concord Consortium: https://concord.org/Array

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Grade Level
High School
Subject
Chemistry
Focus Area
Modeling and Simulation
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