Solubility and Intermolecular Forces

Intermolecular Force Activity

Students work in pairs to model intermolecular forces by labeling and manipulating plastic arrows and rectangles.
Intermolecular Force Activity In Case

Solubility of Carbon Dioxide

Two bottles of carbonated water are opened, one cold and one warm and agitated. The warm one spurts all over.

Viscosity

A small metal ball falls much more slowly through glycerine than through water.
Viscosity Setup

Properties of An Ionic Salt

A crystal of sodium chloride does not conduct, but when it is pulverized and dissolved it does.
Setup

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