In this chapter we will learn about the arrangement of electrons in atoms and how atoms bond to make compounds.
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The Hydrogen Spectrum Project - Powerpoint based lab
... Student handout
... Excel spreadsheet
The Bohr Model
More on the Bohr Model ... from the University of Virginia
Ionization energy project ... Why the periodic table has the shape it does
Quantum theory handout
Quantum Theory - Thall's history (website)
Solvay Conference, 1927 - Annotated photograph

Powerpoint presentations:

Aufbau principle animation - filling the atomic orbitals
Bonding in a Nutshell

Electron pairing... a paper folding project ... while this is at best an approximation, it
illustrates the magnetic properties of electrons and how pairing electrons in an orbital reduce the
electrostatic repulsion.

Video tutorial on...

Covalent bonding and Lewis Structure Poweroint
Answers to exercises in the Powerpoint
... page 1 ... page 2 .... page 3

Electron configuration
Intermolecular bonds and van der Waals forces:
  • London dispersion forces
  • dipole-dipole attraction
  • hydrogen bonds