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Chemical Reactions: A2 + B To 2A and B (interactive Flash model)

Interactive model, with minimal support

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Overview and Learning Objectives

A Flash interactive animation of the chemical reaction A2 + B to 2A and B. Set the bond strength and explore the effect on the kinetic energies before and after reaction in which a bond is broken.

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Central Concepts

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Additional Related Concepts

Physics/Chemistry

  • Breaking bonds
  • Chemical reaction
  • Energy conservation
  • Energy transfer
  • Kinetic energy
  • Kinetic motion

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Textbook References

  • Biology (Prentice-Hall) New York Edition - Chapter Two - The Chemistry of Life
  • Biology: Concepts and Connections (Pearson) 5th Edition - Chapter 5: The Working Cell
  • Biology: The Dynamics of Life - Chapter 6: The Chemistry of Life
  • Cell Biology (Pollard and Earnshaw) Saunders 2002 - Chapter Three: Basic Biophysical Concepts
  • Web of Life - Chapter 2: Chemical Basis of Life

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Benchmarks and Standards

AAAS

  • THE PHYSICAL SETTING: ENERGY TRANSFORMATIONS - Different energy levels are associated with different configurations of atoms and molecules (Full Text of Standard)

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Created by CC Project: Molecular Workbench using Flash

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These materials are based upon work supported
by the National Science Foundation under grant numbers
9980620, ESI-0242701, EIA-0219345, DUE-0402553, and 0628181.

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