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Science and Technology/Engineering
Curriculum Framework - Spring 2001

Chemistry, Grade 10-11

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Additional Ideas for Developing Investigations and Learning Experiences and Suggested Extensions to Learning in Technology/Engineering are in Appendix III.

Chemical Bonding

Broad Concept: Atoms form bonds by the interactions of their valence electrons.

4.1 Explain how atoms combine to form compounds through both ionic and covalent bonding. *
4.2 Draw Lewis dot structures for simple molecules.
4.3 Relate electronegativity and ionization energy to the type of bonding an element is likely to undergo.
4.4 Predict the geometry of simple molecules and their polarity (valence shell electron pair repulsion).
4.5 Identify the types of intermolecular forces present based on molecular geometry and polarity.
4.6 Predict chemical formulas based on the number of valence electrons.
4.7 Name and write the chemical formulas for simple ionic and molecular compounds, including those that contain common polyatomic ions.

Boldface type indicates core standards for full-year courses. An asterisk (*) indicates core standards for integrated courses.

Last Updated: May 1, 2001
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