Instructional Video

Chemical Bonding - Ionic vs. Covalent Bonds

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Demonstrate that all bonds are not made the same. Use the video to compare ionic and covalent bonds. Each bond is explained in depth using specific examples. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Flip your classroom by assigning the video as homework and using class time to answer questions and apply the concepts
Classroom Considerations
  • Some knowledge of electron configurations is helpful 
  • YouTube video requires Internet access to view
  • Continues a series of eight chemistry videos
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
  • Uses examples of molecules that are familiar to pupils
  • Animations improve the explanations and lead to a better understanding
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