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Chemistry: Challenges and Solutions

Polarity (animation)

Polarity is the distribution of electrons around a molecule. In a non-polar molecule, the electrons are distributed evenly. In a polar molecule, the negatively-charged electrons are more concentrated in one part of the molecule.

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Produced by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. 2014.
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