ERIC Number: EJ357272
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
A Novel Pictorial Approach to Teaching Molecular Motions in Polyatomic Molecules.
Verkade, John G.
Journal of Chemical Education, v64 n5 p411-16 May 1987
Describes a procedure for teaching the "generator orbital" (GO) approach of molecular orbital bonding in polyatomic molecules. Explains how the GO can be utilized with students in generating the vibrational, rotational, and translational modes of molecules in a completely pictorial manner. (ML)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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