ERIC Number: EJ407632
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Teaching the Shapes of the Hydrogenlike and Hybrid Atomic Orbitals.
Allendoerfer, Robert D.
Journal of Chemical Education, v67 n1 p37-39 Jan 1990
Discussed is the treatment of the concept of atomic orbitals in college chemistry textbooks; specifically the nodal surfaces of hybrid orbitals. Presented is a method of illustrating and introducing hydrogen-like atomic orbitals using computer graphics. (CW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A