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Those Hyperactive Electrons! A Lesson Plan

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Lesson Plan:  Quantum-Mechanical Model of The Atom Class: CHM1045C General Chemistry 1, Chapter 7, two class periods Introduction: Light is given off by atoms subjected to various forms of energy, such as heat or electricity.   The atoms of a given element emit only certain frequencies of light, however.  As a consequence, each element emits a distinctive […]

How atoms bond

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Atoms bond to form molecules. Sometimes, in an atomic tug-of-war, one atom pulls electrons from another, forming an ionic bond. Atoms can also play nicely and share electrons in a covalent bond. From simple oxygen to complex human chromosome 13, George Zaidan and Charles illustrate the chemical bond.