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ERIC Number: EJ912471
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Dec
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 1
ISSN: ISSN-0887-2376
Tried and True: The Romance of the Atoms--Animated Atomic Attractions
Hibbitt, Catherine
Science Scope, v34 n4 p48-51 Dec 2010
Since the formation of atomic bonds is active, the authors sought a way of learning through drama or kinetic activity. To achieve this goal, they developed an activity called Romance of the Atoms. The activity requires students to use computer-animation technology to develop short cartoons that explain atomic classification and bonds. This activity enabled students to be both computer programmers and scientists as they reviewed element interactions that result in compounds and created animations that modeled these interactions. (Contains 1 online resource and 5 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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