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How Big is a Molecule?

Students calculate the size of a molecule. For this molecules and their sizes lesson plan, students find the size of an oleic acid molecule by using a measured amount of drops of oleic acid to find the volume of the sample, the thickness of one molecule, the volume of one molecule and finally the mass of one molecule using the density.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Chemistry
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
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  • Worksheet

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