Introduction to Atomic Bonds

Classify different types of atomic bonds

When atoms bond together, they create elements. The different types of bonds (ionic and covalent, polar and non-polar) have an impact on the elements they create. Understanding the types of bonds that create things can help us understand those things themselves.

What You’ll Learn to Do

  • Describe the characteristics of ionic bonds and identify common ions
  • Describe the characteristics of covalent bonds and differentiate between polar and non-polar bonds
  • Model a Hydrogen bond and identify its unique qualities

Learning Activities

The learning activities for this section include the following:

  • Ionic Bonds
  • Covalent Bonds
  • Hydrogen Bonds
  • Self Check: Atomic Bonds


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