Links to Animations:

This page provides information and links to new animations underdevelopment by Pearson Publishing along with accompanying activities developed by John Gelder, Michael Abraham and Tom Greenbowe. Presentation at 2016 BCCE at Northern Colorado University.

Session I:

Atomic Structure

Student Activity Electronic Structure Part I

Student Activity Electronic Structure Part II

BCE (Bohr model)

BCE (Coulomb's law)

ACA (Coulomb's law)

Electron Configuration

Periodicity Lecture Notes

Coulomb's Law comments

Guided inquiry activities to invent the concept of electrons in shells (Part I) and electrons in subshells (Part II)

Answers to Part I

Answers to Part II

PowerPoint

Multi-electron orbital diagram

Periodicity Lecture Notes

 

 

Pearson Project: Next Generation of Computer Simulations

Electrolysis (simulation)

Faraday's Law

BCE

DCI

ACA

Guided inquiry activity before, during and after class

Student Activity

Guided inquiry activity in laboratory

Teacher Notes

Article: Chapter 12

BCEs, DCIs and ACAs

Article : Chapter 9

Electrolysis simulation and activities

Chemical Equations

BCE

DCI

ACA

Guided inquiry activity before, during and after class

Stoichiometry (as of 2/22/16) still draft versions of the software)

Introduction to ICE Tables for stoichiometry

BCE

DCI

ACA

Guided inquiry activity before, during and after class

 

KMT (as of 10/14/16 still a draft version)

Kinetic Molecular Theory

BCE

DCI

ACA

Guided inquiry activity before, during and after class

 

Student Activity

Guided inquiry activity in laboratory to investigate the relationship between pressure and volume

Answers to the activity

 

Student Activity

Guided inquiry activity in laboratory to investigate the relationship between pressure and temperature

Answers to the activity

 

Calorimetry (software update 5/17/17)

Mass, heat and temperature

BCE

DCI

ACA

Guided inquiry activity before, during and after class to invent the relationship between mass, heat and temperature

Specific heat

BCE

DCI

ACA

Additional activity to invent specific heat and it application

Heat of dissolution and heat of reaction

BCE

DCI

ACA

Using new simulation to investigate heat of dissolution and heat of reaction.

Use this calorimetry link to look at particulate level process

Heat of Transfer

Student Activity

Use this calorimetry link to look at particulate level process

 

Future Simulations.....

Inquiry Activities Using BCEs, DCIs and ACAs

Classification of Matter

BCE

DCI

ACA

Comments on using this activity.

Results from students (Fall 2016). BCE activity and ACA activity.

 

Electrochemical Cells

Cell Potential under non-standard conditions

BCE

DCI

ACA

Comments on using this activity.

Results from students (Fall 2016). BCE activity and ACA activity.

 

MoLE Activities

Web Site

Before, During and After Class Learning Cycle Activities

Web Site (faculty web site...not for students)

Web Site (give this address to your students)

Tom Greenbowe's Simulations

Web Site

Additional Data Sources

Molecular Workbench

pHET

MERLOT

Chemical Education Digital Library

Roy Tasker

Sample BCE introduction

Particulate example (Meeting data, Spring 2014 data)

Macroscopic Example (Meeting data, Spring 2014 data)

Additional Links

iSpartan

VSEPR and additional WaveFunction apps