"Molecules in Motion" explores how materials behave and change in a vacuum. Participants can experiment with putting various objects in a small vacuum chamber and then observing the objects as air is removed from the chamber.
An important part of the process of chemistry is to experiment and try different things over and over.
Chemists study how different materials behave and change, and how materials interact with each other.
Learners will develop positive attitudes toward learning about chemistry:
- Learners will increase their feelings of interest in chemistry through observation of phenomena.
- Learners will increase their understanding of the relevance of chemistry by exploring connections to everyday life.
- Learners will increase their sense of self-efficacy related to chemistry through hands-on interaction and manipulation of the materials.
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Museum of Science, Boston
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