Ball and Stick Models

Background

Directions and Responses

  1. You should have (4) white spheres. Which group are the atoms of this element in ? We will say the white spheres are ______.
  2. You should have (2) red spheres. Which group are the atoms of this element in ? We will say the red spheres are ______.
  3. You should have (1) black spheres. Which group are the atoms of this element in ? We will say the black spheres are ______.
  4. Make a molecule of water H2. Draw the molecule external arrow.
  5. Make a molecule of water O2. Draw the molecule external arrow.
  6. Make a molecule of water H2O. Draw the molecule external arrow.
  7. Make a molecule of methane CH4. Draw the molecule external arrow.
  8. Make a molecule of carbon dioxide CO2. Draw the molecule external arrow
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  10. Why are ball and stick molecules inappropriate for ionic bonds?