Chemical Bonding Buzz Words

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Ion
charged particle
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Compound
atom of two or more elements which have been chemically bonded
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Isoptope
the same atomic form of an element with the same number of protons, but with different numbers of neutrons
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Ionic Bonding
The giving or losing of electrons between a metal and a non-metal
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Covalent Bonding
The sharing of electrons between two non-metals
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1 Property of Ionic Structures
High melting/boiling points due to strong electromagnetic forces of attraction between the negative and positive ions
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1 property of Simple Molecule substances
low boiling/melting point due to weak intermolecular forces between the molecules
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1 property of Giant Covalent Molecules
high melting/boiling point due to strong covalent bonds
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One word to describe Giant Covalent Molecules
Macromolecules
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Two examples of Giant Covalent Molecules
Graphite, Diamond
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Why can Graphite conduct electricity?
because of the delocalised electrons which allow the layers to slide over each other so can carry a current
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atom of two or more elements which have been chemically bonded

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Compound

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the same atomic form of an element with the same number of protons, but with different numbers of neutrons

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The giving or losing of electrons between a metal and a non-metal

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The sharing of electrons between two non-metals

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