Objectives
  • Predicting ionic and covalent bond types
  • Assigning oxidation numbers for individual atoms of monatomic and polyatomic ions
  • Identifying the nomenclature of ionic compounds, binary compounds



Purpose of Unit
In this unit, we will name compounds & write formulas. The major focus in the lab for this unit is practicing naming & writing formulas. This is achieved by creating flashcards, playing flashcard games, bond with a classmate, ion bingo, & chem cubes (a formula-writing activity).


Resources

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Polyatomic Models

Element Symbol Flashcards

Polyatomic Flashcard Game

formula practice sheet

How to Clean Up a Mercury Spill!

Recent Mercury Spill in Birmingham Middle School