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This is simply a reading passage about how covalent bonds are formed and what makes them polar. Keep this on hand for chemistry kids who happen to be absent on the day that you teach these concepts. There are three questions addressing them at the top the page that are answered within the text.
Ionic and covalent bonds are the focus of this chemistry activity, which provides students with eighteen key terms to use in a fill-in-the-blank activity. Additionally, students are prompted to write the number of atoms in four given elements, as well as decipher a diagram of carbon tetrachloride.
Making models is always memorable. In this activity, physical science starters examine the structure of hydrocarbons using marshmallows, raisins, and toothpicks. They even act as atoms themselves and link arms to represent covalent bonds. The lesson plan is simple to execute, but superb in results!
A very neat worksheet has been produced by Pearson Education, Inc. for use in a general chemistry class. The first nine questions are fill in the blanks for a paragraph about types of bonds and electronegativity. Five true-false questions and five matching descriptions follow. This would make an ideal pop quiz!
Almost a complete lesson in itself, this presentation will enhance any bonding and compounds unit. The concepts included are charges of atoms lending to particular molecular structures, the stability of bonds and how to diagram them. Details of the compounds’ characteristics are presented in many ways appealing to multiple learning styles. Examples of this are two external links to animations of bond formation.
All different types of bonding are covered in this PowerPoint, along with details of resulting bond and molecule shapes. The definitions of traditional molecule shapes and characteristics of behavior are very useful to assist in understanding polarity, electronegativity, and intermolecular attraction. The slides are quite text-rich, but the summaries are useful and would help in note taking.
Although there are only 16 questions here, this chemistry handout makes a terrific unit assessment. It queries youngsters on the properties of ionic and covalent compounds, relates bond length tho stability and enrgy, compares polar and nonpolar covalent bonds, and addresses VSEPR theory. If you happened to cover all of these topics within one chapter, this might be a useful resource for you.