Covalent bonding

This lesson will introduce covalent bonding and explain why elements bond covalently.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Question 5

Q1.What does molten mean?

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Q2.Select the properties of ionic compounds from the list below. You can tick more than one.

Select two (2) boxes

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Q3.Why do ionic compounds not conduct electricity as solids?

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Q4.Why was wax not an ionic compound?

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Q5.Why do ionic substances conduct electricity when molten or in solution?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What does molten mean?

1/5

Q2.Select the properties of ionic compounds from the list below. You can tick more than one.

Select two (2) boxes

2/5

Q3.Why do ionic compounds not conduct electricity as solids?

3/5

Q4.Why was wax not an ionic compound?

4/5

Q5.Why do ionic substances conduct electricity when molten or in solution?

5/5

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

Covalent bonding

This quiz will test your knowledge from this lesson and previous lessons

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

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Question 6

Q1.What is the best definition of a covalent bond?

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Q2.What types of elements form covalent bonds?

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Q3.Why do ionic compounds conduct electricity in solution?

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Q4.How many electrons are in a double bond?

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Q5.How is a covalent bond normally drawn?

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Q6.What is wrong with this diagram?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Covalent bonding

This quiz will test your knowledge from this lesson and previous lessons

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.What is the best definition of a covalent bond?

1/6

Q2.What types of elements form covalent bonds?

2/6

Q3.Why do ionic compounds conduct electricity in solution?

3/6

Q4.How many electrons are in a double bond?

4/6

Q5.How is a covalent bond normally drawn?

5/6

Q6.What is wrong with this diagram?

6/6

Lesson summary: Covalent bonding

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