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States of Matter - Interactive Simulation

Overall rating 3 out of 53.9 (7 ratings)

Last updated 10 August 2014, created 12 July 2010, viewed 25,978

Watch different types of molecules form a solid, liquid, or gas. Add or remove heat and watch the phase change. Change the temperature or volume of a container and see a pressure-temperature diagram respond in real time. Relate the interaction potential to the forces between molecules; Sample Learn More…ing Goals •Describe a molecular model for solids, liquids, and gases. •Extend this model to phase changes. •Describe how heating or cooling changes the behavior of the molecules.

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Thanks for sharing!

from jimex, 10 August 2014
(report comment) 4 out of 5

Thank you for sharing your resource. This resource has been recommended by the TES Resource Team for its relevance to the 2014 National Curriculum

from TES Resource Team, 31 July 2014. Member of the TES Panel.
(report comment) 5 out of 5 Recommended

Awesome. These animations are always really good/

from AislingM, 20 January 2013
(report comment) 5 out of 5

just what I was looking for

from mountfoa, 01 September 2011
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Worked for me, though slow to load initially. More complex than I was looking for (Y8) but could be useful later on.

from dannywmcs, 30 October 2010
(report comment) 3 out of 5
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