Science: Covalent Bonds
Students explore the different types of colvalent bonds and how they are formed. After distinguishing between molecular and structural formulas, they explain the difference between single, double, and triple covalent bonds.
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Science Lesson Plan: Ionic and Covalent Boding
Prepare a time lapse video of fruit candies acting as atoms moving toward each other to form ionic or covalent bonds. After showing it as a demonstration, have lab groups work together to create a similar video. Over the time period...
9th - 12th Science
Science Puzzlers, Twisters, and Teasers: Chemical Bonding
What a cute approach to chemical bonding! Atoms all have human names and are attending at a dance. Who will pair up with whom? By reading the characteristics, and not the element name, chemistry whizzes figure out the bonding pairs....
7th - 10th Science
Convalent Networks, Metallic, and Ionic Crystals
If you've ever wondered why crystals are so strong and hard, Sal does a fine job of explaining, in chemistry terms, why this is so. Crystals are great examples of covalent networks; which are the strongest and hardest substances in the...
9 mins 7th - 10th Science
How Polarity Makes Water Behave Strangely
Water is common? Not really! Learn how the polarity of the water molecule gives it tremendous properties that make is quite unique in the universe. Learners will understand surface tension, adhesion, and cohesion, as well as why these...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable