Link: Molecular Workbench - An Interface to the Molecular World

The Molecular Workbench (MW) software:

  • Is a modelling tool for designing and conducting computational experiments across science.
  • Provides an authoring system for instructional designers to create and publish model and simulation-based curriculum materials.
  • Delivers an interactive learning environment that supports science inquiry.
  • Is free and open-source.



MW covers a range of topics, including:

  • Gas Laws
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Properties of Materials
  • States of Matter
  • Phase Change
  • Heat Transfer
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Structure-Function Relationships
  • The Genetic Code
  • Protein Synthesis
  • Light-Matter Interactions
  • Electron-Matter Interactions
  • Quantum Phenomena