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Molecular Models

Complete the following table in your journal. Use the ball and stick kits to make a model them write the structural formula from the physical ball and stick model shape.

Name Chemical Formula Ball & stick model Structural formula
diatomic hydrogen H2
 

 
water H2O
 

 
methane CH4
 

 
carbon dioxide CO2
 

 
 

 
 
 

Answers

Name Chemical Formula Ball & stick model Structural formula
diatomic hydrogen H2 http://en.wikibooks.org/w/index.php?title=A-level_Chemistry/OCR_(Salters)/Molecular_geometry H-H
water H2O http://en.wikibooks.org/w/index.php?title=A-level_Chemistry/OCR_(Salters)/Molecular_geometry O
/   \
H      H
methane CH4 http://en.wikibooks.org/w/index.php?title=A-level_Chemistry/OCR_(Salters)/Molecular_geometry H
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H-C-H
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H
carbon dioxide CO2 http://en.wikibooks.org/w/index.php?title=A-level_Chemistry/OCR_(Salters)/Molecular_geometry O=C=O