O'Brien, M (2016) Creating 3-Dimensional Molecular Models to Help Students Visualize Stereoselective Reaction Pathways. Journal of Chemical Education, 93 (9). 1663 - 1666.

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Abstract

An approach to the creation of learning materials that aid the visualization of stereoselective reaction pathways is presented. Molecular editing software can be used to create models of various transition-state geometries. These 3-dimensional models can be manipulated, using suitable visualization software, to select relevant viewpoints. By using an overlay annotation tool, line-diagrams can be drawn directly over these 3-dimensional representations. This may help students to make representational translations between the 3-dimensional structures (transition states, etc.) and the 2-dimensional diagrams typically used to depict these objects.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: multimedia-based learning; organic chemistry; stereochemistry; upper-division undergraduate
Subjects: ?? Multimedia-Based Learning ??
?? Organic Chemistry ??
Q Science > QD Chemistry
?? Stereochemistry ??
?? Upper-Division Undergraduate ??
Divisions: Faculty of Natural Sciences > School of Life Sciences
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Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2016 15:42
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2019 13:04
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/2466

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