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More on ionic and covalent compounds

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

ionic lattice of sodium chloride by INDIKA KUMARA on flickr

Ionic substances tend to form giant lattices.  Read this information to help you understand why.  Covalent substances can be simple molecular or giant covalent.  Metals form metallic bonds between their atoms.

This site is very useful for review and revision before your test.  Click through the different pages (parts 2, 3, 4 and 5).

Thanks to Mr Goodman for supplying these review sheets on structures and bonding.  simple mol cmpds   giant cov struc