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8th Grade: Ionic v Covalent Bonds
Ionic v Covalent Bonds
Formed when one or more electrons are transferred from one atom to another
a chemical bond that involves sharing a pair of electrons between atoms in a molecule
smallest particle of an element
a particle that is electrically charged (positive or negative)
an electron in the outermost energy level of an atom
when an atom gains an electron
when an atom loses an electron
bond that forms when atoms share one or more pairs of electrons
the symbol for the element surrounded by as many dots as there are electrons in its outer energy level
the simplest structural unit of an element or compound
the ability of a material to be hammered or rolled into thin sheets
an abbreviation for an element or atom