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How big is a mole? (Not the animal, the other one.) - Daniel Dulek


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The word “mole” suggests a small, furry burrowing animal to many. But in this lesson, we look at the concept of the mole in chemistry. Learn the incredible magnitude of the mole--and how something so big can help us calculate the tiniest particles in the world.

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Meet The Creators

  • Producer Aaron Augenblick, Lisa Thomas
  • Director Barbara Benas
  • Educator Daniel Dulek
  • Narrator Daniel Dulek

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