• Chemistry
  • Year 10

Chemical Bonding

approx. 10 hrs

8 topics

66 concepts

Learn about the nature of Chemical Bonding and enter Senior Chemistry with confidence.

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Overview

The Chemical Bonding program outlines the model for different types of bonding (Ionic, Covalent and Metallic) and the resultant properties of different types of compounds.

Topics & Concepts We Cover

This learning program is made up of the following 8 topics, broken down into 66 concepts.

  • Resource: Periodic Table 1 concept

    1. The Periodic Table

  • Resource: Common Monatomic Ions 1 concept

    1. Common Monatomic Ions

  • Resource: Polyatomic Ions 1 concept

    1. Common Polyatomic Ions

  • Bonding Intro 8 concepts

    1. Valency

    2. Rationale for Bonding

    3. Electronegativity: Rationale for Bonding

    4. Lewis Electron Dot Diagrams for Single Atoms

    5. Octet Rule and Lewis Diagrams

    6. Lewis Electron Dot Diagrams for Single Ions

    7. Chemical Stability and Bonding

    8. Common Monatomic Ions

  • Ionic Bonding 17 concepts

    1. Lattice Energy

    2. Formulae of Ionic Compounds containing Oxyanions

    3. "Drop and Swap" Method of Determining Formulae of Ionic Compounds

    4. Formulae of Ionic Compounds containing Polyatomic Ions

    5. Lewis Electron Dot Diagrams for Ionic Compounds

    6. Ionic Bonding

    7. Writing Formulae for Ionic Compounds

    8. How the Ionic Bonding Model explains Melting and Boiling Points

    9. The Ionic Crystal Lattice

    10. How the Ionic Bonding Model explains Electrical Conductivity

    11. Physical Properties of Ionic Compounds

    12. How Ionic Bonding Model explains Physical Behaviour

    13. Nomenclature of Binary Ionic Compounds

    14. Nomenclature of Binary Ionic Compounds containing Transition Metals

    15. Nomenclature of Ionic Compounds containing Oxyanions

    16. Polyatomic Ions

    17. Nomenclature of Ionic Compounds containing Polyatomic Ions

  • Covalent Bonding 27 concepts

    1. Physical Properties of Network Covalent Compounds

    2. How the Covalent Bonding Model explains Physical Properties of Network Covalent Compounds

    3. Exceptions to the Octet Rule

    4. Multiple Bonds and Bond Order

    5. Bond Length

    6. Writing Formulae for Inorganic Covalent Compounds

    7. Lewis Structures for Electron Deficient Molecules

    8. Covalent Bonding

    9. The Relationship between Bond Length, Bond Order and Bond Energy

    10. How the Covalent Bonding Model explains Physical Properties of Molecular Covalent Compounds

    11. Quantifying Ionic Character

    12. Covalent Compounds

    13. Lewis Structures for Molecules with Expanded Valence Shells

    14. Physical Properties of Molecular Covalent Compounds

    15. Bond Energy

    16. Bond Energy and Bond Length

    17. Network Covalent Compounds

    18. Lewis Electron Dot Diagrams for Covalent Compounds

    19. Formation of Covalent Bonds

    20. Bonding Pairs and Lone Pairs

    21. Lewis Structures for Molecules with Multiple Bonds

    22. Molecular Covalent Compounds

    23. Discovery of Electronegativity

    24. Partial Ionic Character of Polar Covalent Bonds

    25. Polarity of Covalent Bonds

    26. Electronegativity Trend in the Periodic Table

    27. Nomenclature of Inorganic Covalent Compounds

  • Metallic Bonding 8 concepts

    1. Physical Properties of Metals

    2. How the Metallic Bonding Model explains Melting and Boiling Points

    3. How the Metallic Bonding Model explains Lustre

    4. Metallic Bonding

    5. How the Metallic Bonding Model explains Physical Properties of Metals

    6. How the Metallic Bonding Model explains Mechanical Properties

    7. How the Metallic Bonding Model explains Electrical and Thermal Conductivity

    8. Electron Sea Model

  • Bonding Outro 3 concepts

    1. Determining the Type of Compound from its Formula

    2. Using Physical Properties of Compounds to Determine the Type of Bonding

    3. Explaining the Structure and Bonding within Compounds

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