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ERIC Number: EJ1014562
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-May
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
Chirality and Pinwheels
Rodriguez-Fernandez, Emilio
Journal of Chemical Education, v90 n5 p623-624 May 2013
By using cardboard models that resemble propellers, the students of inorganic courses can easily visualizing the distinct rotation of optical isomers. These propellers rotate clockwise or counterclockwise when they are dropped from a certain height or in the presence of wind. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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