Online simulation: Kinetic theory and States of matter (Phet/UC Boulder)

Posted on August 17, 2010 by

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Interactive simulation of how the microscopic picture of matter relates to measurements like temperature, pressure, and energy flow.

Watch different types of molecules form a solid, liquid, or gas. Add or remove heat and watch the phase change. Change the temperature or volume of a container and see a pressure-temperature diagram respond in real time. Relate the interaction potential to the forces between molecules.

URL — http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/states-of-matter

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PhET is a collection of online science and math simulations sponsored by the University of Colorado, Boulder. They can be run from any web browser provided Java/and or Flash are installed on your local computer.

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