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This applet is designed for study of the kinetics of chemical reactions. It uses a model gas of three atomic species to illustrate the formation and disassociation of the different possible diatomic molecules. The user can run experiments with either one of each atom type or a gas of many atoms, controlling the density of the various species, the temperature, and energetics of the reaction.  Data collection tools are available to calculate rate coefficients. Tips for teachers are included, plus activities designed to adapt the simulation to a variety of course levels.  The direct link to the simulation is given as a mirror URL.

This is part of a larger collection developed by the Physics Education Technology project (PhET).

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Subjects Levels Resource Types
General Physics
- Measurement/Units
Other Sciences
- Chemistry
Thermo & Stat Mech
- Kinetics and Dynamics
= Approach to Equilibrium
= Kinetic Theory
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Informal Education
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Interactive Simulation
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- application/java
- text/html
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Mirror:
http://phet.colorado.edu/sims/rea…
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Free access
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© 2007 University of Colorado, Physics Education Technology
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Keywords:
activation energy, catalysts, chemical equilibrium, rate coefficients, reaction rates
Record Cloner:
Metadata instance created November 15, 2007 by Alea Smith
Record Updated:
July 8, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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when Cataloged:
November 15, 2007
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AIP Format
(Physics Education Technology Project, Boulder, 2007), WWW Document, (http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/reactions-and-rates).
AJP/PRST-PER
PhET Simulation: Reactions & Rates (Physics Education Technology Project, Boulder, 2007), <http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/reactions-and-rates>.
APA Format
PhET Simulation: Reactions & Rates. (2007, November 15). Retrieved April 23, 2014, from Physics Education Technology Project: http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/reactions-and-rates
Chicago Format
Physics Education Technology Project. PhET Simulation: Reactions & Rates. Boulder: Physics Education Technology Project, November 15, 2007. http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/reactions-and-rates (accessed 23 April 2014).
MLA Format
PhET Simulation: Reactions & Rates. Boulder: Physics Education Technology Project, 2007. 15 Nov. 2007. 23 Apr. 2014 <http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/reactions-and-rates>.
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