Please help me with some ideas for this assignment - I will write it myself, just need some ideas:
I need to create a creative story that uses the concepts and shows understanding of ionic and covalent bonds.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 16, 2018, 9:22 pm ad1c9bdddf
Interesting assignment! I think the fact that your teacher wants a "story" leaves you a lot of room for creativity. There are several different ways you could go. I have given you a couple of ideas below that you might consider.
Option 1: Write from the perspective of being an electron. You could describe the element that you belong to and detail your journey as you meet up with other atoms of other elements and the bonding that takes place. For example, you could pretend you were an electron surrounding a hydrogen atom. Then you could write about running into another hydrogen atom ...
Ideas for stories about bonding are determined. The expert creates a creative story that uses the concepts and shows the understanding of ionic and covalent bonds
Covalent and Ionic Bonding
Research the answers to the following questions on the internet and write your answers in your own words. For each answer, include the address of the web site (or title and author of a book or article) that you used to help you answer the question.
1. Which type of compound usually has higher melting points: ionic compounds or covalent compounds? What is the reason for this difference in melting points? (3 points)
2. Do ionic compounds conduct electricity as: (3 points)
3. Aqueous solutions (when the ionic compounds are dissolved in water)?
3. Do covalent compounds conduct electricity as: (3 points)
3. Aqueous solutions (when the covalent compounds are dissolved in water)?
4. Explain the differences between ionic and covalent bonding that account for the differences in their melting points.
5. In order to conduct an electrical current, a substance must have charged particle s (ions or electrons) that are free-moving (able to move about throughout the sample).
6. Why do you think ionic compounds are not able to conduct electricity as solids, even though they can as liquids and in solution?
7. why do you think pure (distilled) water does not conduct electricity but tap water usually does?
Molecular Model for your models of H2O, NH3, CH4, and CO2.
1. Use the information from the lesson to determine the answers to the questions below.
For each of your molecules, answer the following questions:
1. Determine the electronegativity between the atoms of each molecule.
2. Identify the bond as either ionic or covalent.
3. State whether the molecule is polar or non polar.
4. Identify the structure as having hydrogen bonding, dipole-dipole moments or London dispersion forces (LDF).