Interactive, scaffolded model
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This introduces key characteristics of 2D and 3D models as they are created and used in the Molecular Workbench Software. It ranges from 2D modeling of a superball to roving through 3-D molecules.
Students will be able to:
•manipulate the controls of MW models (including energy and velocity, air friction, elasticity, gravitational field, and will be able to take snapshots and annotate them;
•describe the utility of using the computer to model;
•consider differences in 2D and 3D modeling.
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