What is a compound?
What does chemical bonding involve?
What does chemical bonding achieve?
When atoms form chemical bonds, what do they form?
What happens when an atom looses an electron?
What happens when an atom gains an electron?
What to metal atoms form?
What do non-metal ions form?
What is an ionic bond?
How would you work out how many charges an ion should have?
Draw a lithium atom becoming positive.
Draw a fluorine atom becoming negative.
What is an ionic compound?
What are the group one elements called and what do they form when reacting with non-metals?
What are the elements in group 7 called and what do they form when they react with metals?
When atoms share pairs of electrons, what do they form?
What do metals consist of in structure and bonding?
What happen to the electrons in the highest occupied energy levels (shells) of metal atoms?