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Chapter 28: The Atom
Computer Graphics
These movies and images show detail of atomic structures. Watch the movie of the Bohr model and explain how this is different from earlier models.

Atomic Orbitals
This site offers some very nice visualizations of atomic orbitals. Visit this site and explain how the orbitals differ in shape.

How Light Is Made...
Here is a description of how electrons move from orbital to orbital and how this creates the atomic spectrum. How are electrons responsible for light?

Laser Basics
This site explains the basics of how lasers work. What do each of the letters in "LASER" stand for?

Society of Fluorescence
This society is devoted to fluorescence, and its web site links to fluorescence in the news and scientific journals. How is fluorescence making news today?

How Are Gemstones Classified?
This page shows an explanation of how gemstones are classified. How are fluorescence and phosphorescence used to do this?


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