Throughout the year I will be adding interesting simulations and animations of topics we will cover in class. You are encouraged to view and manipulate these particular selections as they will help to further your understanding. Occasionally I will assign simulations of interest for you to conduct virtual laboratory activities. In the event of an absence from a lab period we may be able to find a suitable module for your review in lieu of making up the physical lab.

The majority of these virtual demos and lab activities originated from and San Fransisco's Exploratorium. You are encouraged to click around and investigate. Some new additions come from the JavaLab at the University of Oregon.  For most of these you will need a java enabled browser or shockwave. 

The Periodic Table

The Metric System and Significant Figures

Atomic Structure


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