Chemical Bonds (Essential Chemistry Series)

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Chemical Bonds Modern life requires a mind-boggling array of materials. A simple drinking cup, for example, might be made of styrofoam or paper or glass. Home storage cabinets can be made of metal or wood or plastic. Space shuttles are assembled from silicon, steel, and hundreds of other materials. All of these items owe their properties to the chemical bonds between the atoms that make up different substances. Chemical Bonds examines the nature of these bonds and answers fundamental questions about how they ...
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Overview

Chemical Bonds Modern life requires a mind-boggling array of materials. A simple drinking cup, for example, might be made of styrofoam or paper or glass. Home storage cabinets can be made of metal or wood or plastic. Space shuttles are assembled from silicon, steel, and hundreds of other materials. All of these items owe their properties to the chemical bonds between the atoms that make up different substances. Chemical Bonds examines the nature of these bonds and answers fundamental questions about how they form, how they are broken, and how they help define life as we know it.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791097403
  • Publisher: Chelsea House Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/28/2008
  • Series: Essential Chemistry Series
  • Pages: 144
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Stardust 1

2 Electrons 20

3 Getting Together 37

4 Ionic Bonds 47

5 Sharing Electrons: The Covalent Bond 56

6 The Metallic Bond 72

7 Intermolecular Bonding 87

Periodic Table of the Elements 104

Electron Configurations 106

Table of Atomic Masses 108

Glossary 110

Bibliography 120

Further Reading 126

Photo Credits 128

Index 129

About the Author 134

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