Chemical Bonding - Ionic vs. Covalent Bonds

Demonstrate that all bonds are not made the same. Use the video to compare ionic and covalent bonds. Each bond is explained in depth using specific examples. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Flip your classroom by assigning the video as homework and using class time to answer questions and apply the concepts
Classroom Considerations

  • Some knowledge of electron configurations is helpful 
  • YouTube video requires Internet access to view
  • Continues a series of eight chemistry videos
Pros

  • Uses examples of molecules that are familiar to pupils
  • Animations improve the explanations and lead to a better understanding
Cons

  • None
NGSS