ERIC Number: EJ309039
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
The Molecular Structure Conundrum: Can Classical Chemistry be Reduced to Quantum Chemistry?
Weininger, Stephen J.
Journal of Chemical Education, v61 n11 p939-44 Nov 1984
Examines the current debate concerning molecular structure, providing an overall assessment of the debate, discussing the development and relationship of successive concepts of molecular structure, and considering what students should be taught about molecular structure and quantum mechanics. Also addresses the tension between continuity and revolution in chemistry. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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