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Online Learning System to Advance Teaching of Hyper Molecular Modeling

Award Information
Agency: Department of Education
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: ED08CO0044
Amount: $742,250.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Solicitation Year: N/A
Award Year: 2008
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): N/A
Award End Date (Contract End Date): N/A
Small Business Information
411 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA, 21390
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Keith Donaldson
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Research Institution
MolySym has successfully prototyped and classroom tested the MolySym Hypermodeling System, a tangible user interface that provides high school chemistry students with a direct link between a physical model and a software simulation system. The incorporation of electronics and robotics technologies into ball and stick models to communicate in real time with a software simulation system is called hypermodeling and it improves students┬┐ understanding of important chemical principles relating to 3 dimensional molecular structures. In order to successfully deploy our product into classrooms, the necessary interface and tools for teaching and training must be developed.

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