C2 1.4: Covalent Bonding

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What is covalent bonding?
It is where two atoms share a pair of electrons.
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What is a molecule?
A substnce that has atoms held together by a covalent bond.
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What effects the number of covalent bonds an atom forms?
The number of electrons that it needs to form a stable electronic structure.
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What do many substances with covalent bonds consist of?
Smaller molecules but some have giant covalent structures.
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What can some atoms form?
Several bonds.
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What are atoms with several bonds called?
Giant covalent structures.
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What is another name for giant covalent structures?
Macromolecules
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What do covalent bonds do?
Join atoms together to form molecules.
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