covalent bonds

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5B: Eating popcorn alone at a movie theater can be quite lonely - but sharing with someone special can feel...well, special! Sharing is caring is caring with atoms too! In a covalent bond, two atoms share electron pairs in their orbitals. We will discuss the mechanism of this bonding as well as the idea of electron orbital hybridization in this tutorial.

Covalent bonds questions

Questions pertaining to covalent bonds

Electronegativity and bonding

VIDEO 11:39 minutes
Electronegativity differences in bonding using Pauling scale. Using differences in electronegativity to classify bonds as covalent, polar covalent, or ionic.

Intermolecular forces

VIDEO 8:36 minutes
Identifying the intermolecular forces present between molecules

Sp3 hybridization

VIDEO 10:43 minutes
Sp3 hybrid orbitals and properties of sigma bonds.

Steric number and sp3 hybridization

VIDEO 9:47 minutes
Using steric number to calculate number of hybrid orbitals.

Dipole moment

VIDEO 9:22 minutes
Predicting the molecular dipole moment based on the molecular geometry.

Sp2 hybridization

VIDEO 12:42 minutes
Sp2 hybrid orbitals and properties of pi bonds.

Sp hybridization

VIDEO 11:00 minutes
Sp hybrid orbitals and properties of triple bonds.

Organic hybridization practice

VIDEO 10:21 minutes
Examples of identifying hybridization and geometry for atoms in organic molecules.

Acid-base definitions

VIDEO 7:49 minutes