Bonding and Structure Videos

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Overview: Bonding and Structure

This is an overview of Topic 6: Bonding & Structure. It includes ionic and covalent bonding, dot and cross diagrams , dative covalent bonding, shapes of molecules, electronegativity and more.

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Ionic Bonding

This video defines ionic bonding and shows how to represent the electrons of the constituent ions in the compound using dot and cross diagrams.

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Properties of Ionic Compounds

This video explains the properties of ionic compounds including electrical conductivity, melting and boiling, formation of giant lattices and more.

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Covalent Bonding

This video explains what covalent bonding is, octet rule and provides examples when octet rule is not observed.

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Coordinate/Dative Covalent Bonding

This video explains the difference between covalent bonds and dative covalent bonds including common examples.

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Shapes of Molecules Introduction

This video introduces the different shapes of simple molecules and includes an acronym to help answer typical exam questions involving shapes of molecules.

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Shapes of Molecules: 3&4 Electron Pairs in the Valence Shell

This video explains shapes and bond angles in molecules with 3 and 4 pairs of electrons in the valence shell providing examples.

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Shapes of Molecules: 5&6 Electron Pairs in the Valence Shell

This video explains of the shapes and bond angles in molecules with 5 and 6 pairs of electrons in the valence shell providing examples.

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Shapes of Molecules: The Effect of Lone Pairs in the Valence Shell

This video explains the effect of lone pairs on the shape and bond angles of atoms in molecules.

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Electronegativity and Polarity

This video introduces the concepts of electronegativity and polarity using a helpful tug of war analogy.

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Identifying Polar and Non-Polar Molecules

This video explains the importance of symmetry in determining whether a molecule is polar or non-polar.

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Intermolecular Forces Introduction

This video explains what intermolecular forces are and relative strength of this force compared to ionic, covalent and metallic bonds.

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Types of Intermolecular Forces

In depth video explaining the three types of intermolecular forces; induced dipole-dipole, permanent dipole-dipole and hydrogen bonding and relative strengths.

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Anomalous Properties of Water

The video explains three anomalous properties of water and the role of the hydrogen bonding in this.

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Explaining Melting Point in terms of Structure and Bonding

This video is moulded around a common exam style question where you have to compare and explain differences of melting points of different structures.

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