Metallic bonding

This lesson will introduce metallic bonding and link it to a metal's typical physical properties. It will then explain how forming an alloy changes these properties by linking to an alloy structure.

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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!

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Q1.Which of the following substances conduct electricity? Tick all that apply.

Select three (3) boxes

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Q2.Which of the following substances have delocalised electrons? Tick all that apply.

Select two (2) boxes

2/5

Q3.Which of the following substances have weak forces of attraction between structures? Tick all that apply.

Select three (3) boxes

3/5

Q4.Rust forms when iron reacts with oxygen to for iron oxide. What type of bonding would you expect iron oxide to have?

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Q5.Why does distilled water not conduct electricity?

5/5

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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.Which of the following substances conduct electricity? Tick all that apply.

Select three (3) boxes

1/5

Q2.Which of the following substances have delocalised electrons? Tick all that apply.

Select two (2) boxes

2/5

Q3.Which of the following substances have weak forces of attraction between structures? Tick all that apply.

Select three (3) boxes

3/5

Q4.Rust forms when iron reacts with oxygen to for iron oxide. What type of bonding would you expect iron oxide to have?

4/5

Q5.Why does distilled water not conduct electricity?

5/5

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Quiz:

Metallic bonding

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which type of bonding is a shared pair of electrons?

1/5

Q2.Which type of bonding is a transfer of electrons?

2/5

Q3.Which type of bonding is positive metal ions in a 'sea' of delocalised electrons?

3/5

Q4.What is an alloy?

4/5

Q5.Why are alloys often preferred over pure metals?

5/5

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:

Metallic bonding

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which type of bonding is a shared pair of electrons?

1/5

Q2.Which type of bonding is a transfer of electrons?

2/5

Q3.Which type of bonding is positive metal ions in a 'sea' of delocalised electrons?

3/5

Q4.What is an alloy?

4/5

Q5.Why are alloys often preferred over pure metals?

5/5

Lesson summary: Metallic bonding

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