ERIC Number: EJ536576
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
What's the Use of All This Theory?
Shiland, Thomas W.
Journal of Chemical Education, v72 n3 p215-19 Mar 1995
Discusses the role of quantum mechanics in high school chemistry textbooks. Attempts to coordinate the presentation of theory with the empirical evidence that supports it. Lists empirical generalizations and observations explained by quantum mechanics and exercises that require quantum mechanics to explain or predict phenomena in typical high school textbooks. Contains 22 references. (JRH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A