High School / Chemistry

Intermolecular Forces

In this lab, students will use a stainless steel temperature sensor to determine the effects of molecular size and shape on the strength of intermolecular forces for different alcohols within the same homologous series and between isomeric pairs.


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Intermolecular Forces