30 Jun 2016

Structure matching: the $64,000 question

In-Class Activity

Submitted by Kari Stone, Benedictine University
Categories
Description: 

In-class exercise that helps students learn how to use structural data and other experimental methods to assign structure. Using chemical intuition, students will rationalize the structures of metal complexes that differ by protonation states.

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File Structure Matching Student Handouts166.52 KB
Learning Goals: 

A student should be able to:

  • Use structural data to assign structure
  • Rationalize the structures of metal complexes that differ by protonation states
  • Apply critical thinking skills to solving chemical problems
Equipment needs: 

none

Time Required: 
20 minutes
Evaluation
Evaluation Methods: 

This assignment has not been evaluated.

Evaluation Results: 

This LO was developed for the 2016 VIPEr workshop Organometallica.  It has not yet been evaluated.

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