Pathway 2: Chapter 6: How Atoms Bond

1.   Read Chapter 6 How Atoms Bond

2.       View the Power Point for Chapter 6 under Blackboard’s Course Content

3.       During the your viewing of Chapter 6 Power Point watch the online videos for Chapter 6 as directed (the following links are also in the power point):

Chapter 6: How Atoms Bond
6.1 Electron-Dot Structures (Two Videos)

      a. Chapter Introduction Video #CO601Na2 (1:59 Minutes)

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      b. Valence Electrons  Video #CO601Nb (7:48 Minutes)

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6.2 Atoms Can Lose or Gain Electrons to  Become Ions (One Video)
      a. Formation of Ions  Video #CO602Na (9:52 Minutes)
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6.3 Ionic Bonds Result from a Transfer of Electrons (Two Videos)
      a. The Formation of Ionic Compounds  Video #603Na (7:24 Minutes)

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      b. Ionic Crystal Formation  Video #CO603Nb (4:28 Minutes)

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6.4 The Electrons of Metallic Bonds Are Loosely Held
         (John Suchocki has no tutorial video for metallic boding)

         The following are Excellent U-Tube Videos to help your understanding of Section 6.5:
          1. Boseman Science Institute  5:53 Minutes

          2. Socratica Video: Chemistry: What is a metal? (Metallic Bonds) 4:27 Minutes

          3. Crash Chemistry Academy : Metallic Bonding and Metallic Properties Explained: Electron Sea Model  7:36  Minutes
6.5 Covalent Bonds Result from a  Sharing of Electrons (Four Videos)
      a. Sharing Electrons  Video #CO605Na (3:42 Minutes)

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      b. Covalent Bond Formation  Video #CO605Nb (3:38 Minutes)

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      c. Water, Ammonia, and Methane  Video #CO605Nc (5:10 Minutes)

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      d. Multiple Covalent Bonds  Video #CO605Nd (4:21 Minutes)

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6.6 Valence Electrons Determine Molecular Shape (Four Videos)
      a. Introduction to VSEPR  Video #CO606Na (3:51 Minutes)

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What Is a "Substituent"?  Video #CO606Nb (2:05 Minutes)

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Substituent Determine Geometry  Video #CO606Nc (3:17 Minutes)

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KM: Gumdrop Molecules  Video #CO606Nd (3:58 Minutes)

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6.7 Polar Covalent Bonds--Uneven Sharing of Electrons (Two Videos)
Even and Uneven Electron Sharing Video #CO607Na (7:21 Minutes)

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Degrees of Polarity Video #CO607Nb (6:03 Minutes)

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6.8 Molecular Polarity--Uneven Distribution  of Electrons (Two Videos)
Molecular Polarity and Nonpolarity Video #CO608Na (7:20 Minutes)

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      b, KM: Grocery Store  Video #CO608Nb (13:26)

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Properties of Elements Complete Online exams/tests under Blackboard’s Course Content ~ 25 points

a.       Video Chapter 6 Multiple Choice Exams

b.      Chapter Quizzes Chapter 6

c.       Chapter 6 Vocabulary Quiz (Fill-in-the-Blank)


4.       Complete the following additional Exercises on Web Site:


5.       Begin Project #5 (Chapter 3)(5 points)(Optional)

                About Compounds

6.       (Optional) Additional PBS Videos (28:30 Minutes Each)

Go to

PBS World of Chemistry Video
Watch Episodes (all 26 video links are on this web page):
# 8 Chemical Bonds
The differences between ionic and covalent bonds are explained by the use of scientific models and examples from nature
# 9  Molecular Architecture
The program examines isomers and how the electronic structure of a molecule's elements and bonds affects its shape and physical properties.