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Volumes of space surrounding the atomic nucleus where electrons are likely to be found.
A diagram that shows where the electrons are orbiting the nucleus of an atom. A pictorial view showing the electron structure of an atom.
Lewis Dot Structure
The representation of atoms, ions, and molecules where valence-electron dots surround each atom's symbol.
A bond formed by the attraction between positively charged metal ions and the electrons around them.
Attractions between molecules caused by the electron motion on one molecule affecting the electron motion on the other through electrical forces. These are the weakest interactions between molecules.
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