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ERIC Number: EJ832495
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Apr
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
Using the Cambridge Structural Database to Teach Molecular Geometry Concepts in Organic Chemistry
Wackerly, Jay Wm.; Janowicz, Philip A.; Ritchey, Joshua A.; Caruso, Mary M.; Elliott, Erin L.; Moore, Jeffrey S.
Journal of Chemical Education, v86 n4 p460-464 Apr 2009
This article reports a set of two homework assignments that can be used in a second-year undergraduate organic chemistry class. These assignments were designed to help reinforce concepts of molecular geometry and to give students the opportunity to use a technological database and data mining to analyze experimentally determined chemical structures. (Contains 8 figures and 11 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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