Ionic vs. Molecular Compounds

Unit 4: Compounds
Lesson 6 of 8

Objective: Students will be able to discern whether a compound is molecular or ionic based on whether it contains a metal and then name or draw the Lewis dot structure for the compound.

Big Idea: Ionic compounds are made of a metal and a nonmetal, while molecular compounds combine nonmetals. Each of these two types of compounds has its own naming system and Lewis dot structure.

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Science, Chemistry, ionic bonds, bond formation, NGSS, periodic table, compound
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