Ch 4: Types of Chemical Bonds

About This Chapter

This chapter will help your child better understand middle school chemistry through the use of brief, entertaining videos that cover topics like covalent bonds and ionic compounds. You can also use the short quizzes and end-of-chapter test to gauge retention.

Types of Chemical Bonds - Chapter Summary

The videos found in this chapter are less than 10 minutes in length and will hold your child's attention as they present information on Lewis structures of atoms and intramolecular bonding. Your students will also have the opportunity to ask the instructors questions if they get confused about a vocabulary word or bonding process.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
Chemical Bonds I: Covalent Instructors present the definition of covalent bonds and how to identify them.
Chemical Bonds II: Ionic In this lesson, students learn what ionic bonds are.
Chemical Bonds III: Polar Covalent This lesson teaches students about polar covalent bonds and their characteristics.
Chemical Bonds IV: Hydrogen This lesson defines hydrogen bonds and provides examples.
The Octet Rule and Lewis Structures of Atoms Students learn about the octet rule and Lewis structures.
What Are Ionic Compounds? - Definition, Examples & Reactions This lesson covers the basics of ionic compounds.
Naming Ionic Compounds: Simple Binary, Transition Metal & Polyatomic Ion Compounds Instructors show how ionic compounds are named.
Covalent Compounds: Properties, Naming & Formation Students study covalent compounds and some forms these compounds take.
Lewis Structures: Single, Double & Triple Bonds At the end of this lesson, students should know how Lewis structures work.
Intramolecular Bonding and Identification of Organic and Inorganic Macromolecules This lesson provides students with the information they need to identify organic and inorganic molecules.
Metallic Bonding: The Electron-Sea Model & Why Metals Are Good Electrical Conductors Instructors show the properties of bonded metals and discuss electricity.
Coordination Chemistry: Bonding in Coordinated Compounds At the end of this lesson, students should grasp how coordinated compounds bind.

12 Lessons in Chapter 4: Types of Chemical Bonds
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chemical Bonds I: Covalent

1. Chemical Bonds I: Covalent

Mom always said that sharing is caring. This lesson will explore how electrons affect the chemical reactivity of atoms and specifically the merits of sharing electrons.

Chemical Bonds II: Ionic

2. Chemical Bonds II: Ionic

Did you know that the scientific name for table salt is sodium chloride? Find out how sodium and chlorine atoms come together to form your favorite seasoning.

Chemical Bonds III: Polar Covalent

3. Chemical Bonds III: Polar Covalent

Are you confused about how you can tell what kind of bond two atoms will form? This lesson will help you understand the difference between polar and nonpolar covalent bonds as well as how to predict how two atoms will interact.

Chemical Bonds IV: Hydrogen

4. Chemical Bonds IV: Hydrogen

This lesson defines and discusses important concepts behind hydrogen bonding. You'll learn when and why these bonds occur and which atoms are often involved.

The Octet Rule and Lewis Structures of Atoms

5. The Octet Rule and Lewis Structures of Atoms

Learn the octet rule and how it applies to electron energy levels. Identify valence electrons and learn how to determine them by looking at the periodic table. Also, discover how they pertain to the octet rule. Learn how to draw the Lewis diagram of an atom, and understand how it provides clues to chemical bonding.

What Are Ionic Compounds? - Definition, Examples & Reactions

6. What Are Ionic Compounds? - Definition, Examples & Reactions

Ionic compounds are a common, yet special type of chemical compound. In this video lesson, you will learn about their formation and structure and see examples of compounds formed by ions.

Naming Ionic Compounds: Simple Binary, Transition Metal & Polyatomic Ion Compounds

7. Naming Ionic Compounds: Simple Binary, Transition Metal & Polyatomic Ion Compounds

An important part of dealing with chemical compounds is knowing how to refer to them. Learn how to name all ionic compounds, including simple binary compounds, compounds containing transition metals and compounds containing polyatomic ions.

Covalent Compounds: Properties, Naming & Formation

8. Covalent Compounds: Properties, Naming & Formation

Learn about covalent bonds, how covalent compounds are formed and the properties inherent to covalent compounds, such as low melting and boiling points, in this lesson. Also, learn what rules to follow to name simple covalent compounds.

Lewis Structures: Single, Double & Triple Bonds

9. Lewis Structures: Single, Double & Triple Bonds

Review what a Lewis dot diagram is and discover how to draw a Lewis dot structural formula for compounds. Learn how to represent single, double and triple bonds with lines instead of dots. Also, learn how compounds arrange themselves.

Intramolecular Bonding and Identification of Organic and Inorganic Macromolecules

10. Intramolecular Bonding and Identification of Organic and Inorganic Macromolecules

Understand what a macromolecule is and be able to identify both organic and inorganic macromolecules. Organic molecules include proteins, lipids, carbohydrates and nucleic acids.

Metallic Bonding: The Electron-Sea Model & Why Metals Are Good Electrical Conductors

11. Metallic Bonding: The Electron-Sea Model & Why Metals Are Good Electrical Conductors

Learn why metallic bonding is called the electron sea model. Discover why metals bond the way they do and why they are shiny, malleable and conduct electricity well.

Coordination Chemistry: Bonding in Coordinated Compounds

12. Coordination Chemistry: Bonding in Coordinated Compounds

Discover what a coordinated compound is. Understand how bonding occurs in coordinated compounds and some of the possible shapes coordinated compounds can be. Learn the uses in nature and industry for coordinated compounds.

Chapter Practice Exam
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