Ionic Covalent and Metallic Compounds
From the US, for 15 and 16 year old students. A brief outline of bonding.
ONE slide describes a tongue-in-cheek analogy for cations and anions. I predicate my presentation to classes with a verbal explanation of the analogy. Yes, the analogy exploits traditional gender stereotypes, but it helps many students sort the differences between cations and anions.


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Created: Mar 3, 2014

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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Ionic Metallic and Covalent Compounds

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