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Chemistry

Chemical Bonding WebQuest

View the site below and answer the questions that follow

A. http://www.visionlearning.com/library/science/chemistry-1/CHE1.7-bonding.htm

1.

Read

Introduction.

What did Lewis observe about atoms and what did he suggest?

2.

Read

Ionic Bonding

. Explain in your own words the nature of an ionic bond.

3.

Click on the

Simulation of the reaction of NaCl

. There are three pages. Click on the prompt at the bottom right to go to page 2 and 3. Explain what you see.

4.

Continue reading about

ionic bonding

. Explain why there is no such thing as a single ionic molecule.

5.

Read

Covalent Bonding

. Click on the

covalent bonding simulation

and explain what you see.

6.

Continue reading

Covalent Bonding

. Explain why unlike ionic molecules covalent molecules exist.

7.

Read

Multiple Bonds And Lewis Dot Structures

.

Lewis structures can also be used to show

The bonding

. are placed between the atoms and can be represented by

(each dash represents one pair of electrons, or ).

Draw the Lewis dot structure of the molecular compounds- One of

“Hydrogen”

with single bond(s), One of

“Oxygen”

with double bond(s). Make statements about bond length and bond strength related to the number of bonds between atoms.

Double Bond Single Bond

Statement Statement

8.

Read

Polar and Nonpolar Covalent Bonding

. Click on the

simulation of the water molecule

.

Explain what you see.

9.

Read Dipole. Explain the nature of a dipole. Go back to the previous simulation and explain why water is a dipole.

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