Elements and Polarity

Compare the surface charges on various molecules and explore which atom types tend to cause uneven sharing of electrons.

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Select from different polar molecules such as water, propanol, mineral oil, and phospholipids. View these molecules and their shape in different ways to determine how different atom types lead to areas of different charge on the overall molecular surface.
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Subject
Chemistry

Focus Area
Modeling and Simulation

Grade Level
High School

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CC BY 4.0

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© Copyright The Concord Consortium

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<a href="Array">The Concord Consortium. Elements and Polarity. Concord: The Concord Consortium, 2016, November 22.</a>

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Elements and Polarity (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2016, November 22), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/Array).

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Elements and Polarity (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2016, November 22), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/Array).

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Elements and Polarity. (2016, November 22). Retrieved 2017, June 29, from The Concord Consortium: https://concord.org/Array

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This activity runs entirely in a Web browser. Preferred browsers are: Google Chrome (versions 30 and above), Safari (versions 7 and above), Firefox (version 30 and above), Internet Explorer (version 10 or higher), and Microsoft's Edge.

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Grade Level
High School
Subject
Chemistry
Focus Area
Modeling and Simulation
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