In the article, Atkins and her co-authors describe how the gaussian gun, a simple configuration of magnets and ball bearings, can be leveraged to connect ideas from physics to representations and ideas that are central to chemistry and challenging for students to learn.
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Leslie Atkins Elliott
Leslie Atkins Elliott recently published an article co-authored by two undergraduate students – Lizzie Sippola and Jeffrey Watkins – from her research methods course. The article, “Modeling Chemical Reactions with the Gaussian Gun,” appeared in the December issue of the Journal of Chemical Education.