## Overview of Molecular Symmetry Operations and Symmetry Groups (Animated/Interactive)

What is and what is not a symmetry operation?
( Demonstrations with H_{2}O )
The complete set of symmetry operations for water.
What is a symmetry element? versus What is a symmetry operation?( Demonstrations with H_{2}O )
Rotations and Reflections: the σ_{v}s and the σ_{h} (Demonstrations with BF_{3})
The Symmetry Operations for the [Co(NH_{3})_{4}Cl_{2}]^{+} ion The Proper Rotations C_{4}s and C_{2}s, Improper Rotations the S_{4}s and the Inversion Operation
Assigning a Symmetry Group.( Determining the Complete Set of Symmetry Operations for a Molecule)
The Symmetry Operations of a Tris Chelate Metal Complex. ( Demonstration
with the [Co(H_{2}NCH_{2}CH_{2}NH_{2})_{3}]^{3+} ion)