Ch 3: Chemical Bonds

About This Chapter

Watch short videos to learn about the four types of chemical bonds and their purposes. Each video in this chapter comes with a quiz and a transcript to help you learn the essentials of chemical bonds.

Chemical Bonds - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Our experienced instructors use this chapter to introduce you to the different types of chemical bonds and their functions. You'll explore covalent and polar covalent bonds through short lessons that feature entertaining graphics and illustrations to make learning fun. Learn about ionic and hydrogen bonds by watching videos then take the self-assessment quizzes that follow the lessons to make sure you have a solid grasp of the material. These lessons can help you:

  • Understand the importance of sharing electrons
  • Differentiate between polar and nonpolar covalent bonds
  • Describe intermolecular interactions
  • Discover how ionic bonds are formed

Video Objective
Chemical Bonds I: Covalent Determine how chemical bonds link atoms and what makes covalent bonds strong.
Chemical Bonds II: Ionic Highlight the importance of electronegativity in determining how atoms behave and see characteristics of ionic bonds.
Chemical Bonds III: Polar Covalent Observe how polar covalent bonds are formed and how they differ from ionic and covalent bonds.
Chemical Bonds IV: Hydrogen Explore why hydrogen bonding is important and the different ways hydrogen bonds can be formed.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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