Atoms and Electrons Assignment
Look at these websites to help you understand chemical bonding which depends on the atomic structure. The electrons in the orbitals will be crucial to figuring out how atoms bond.
Do not cut and paste from the internet or book. Do not copy from a book or internet. Paraphrase all answers in your own words. No quotes. You must do the assignment by yourself without help from other students, friends, significant others.
Jefferson Lab Question and Answers about Atoms
Make sure you click on the links to learn more about atoms and electrons
Make sure you look at all the links on the right side from Overview to Compound Names
You can click on the kind of table information you need on the left.
Periodic Table 2
Chemical Bonding Websites to help answer Questions 2 and 3:
Chemical Bonding 1
Chemical Bonding 2
SEE ASSIGNMENT RUBRIC AT END OF PAGES FOR HOW TO MAXIMIZE POINTS.
Atoms and Electrons
1. Fill in the table below using the periodic table. (2pts)
|Element||Atomic Number||Atomic Mass||# of Valence Electrons||# of Electrons needed to fill the outer shell|
2. Name each element based on the number of electrons. Use the periodic chart to help you name the elements. The full name of the element is below the symbol.
Type the name into the box below each drawing. (2 pts)
1. ___________ 2. ______________ 3. ____________
4. _____________ 5. _____________ 6. _______________
(next page) 3. a. Name one ionic compound you can form from the above elements. (1 pt)
b. Describe specifically how you would form that ionic compound. (be detailed! I want to know that you know how an ionic bond is formed) (2 pts)
4. a. Name one covalent compound you could form from the above elements. You may need more than one of the elements to complete the compound. (1 pt)
b. Describe specifically how these elements would form. (be detailed! I want to know that you know how a covalent bond is formed) (2 pts)
|CATEGORY||10-9 pts||8-7 pts||6-5 pts||Less than 5 pts|
|Amount of Information||All questions are addressed.||Most questions are addressed.||Some questions are addressed.||Many questions were not answered.|
|Questions #3 b and #4 b||All answers are fully detailed with information required in the question. Most answers will have at least 3 or more sentences.||All answers are detailed with information required in the question. Most answers will have 2 sentences.||Answers do not have enough information required in the question. Most answers will 1 sentence.||No answer to the questions.|
|Quality of Information||Information clearly relates to the main topic. It includes several supporting details and/or examples.||Information clearly relates to the main topic. It has some supporting details and/or examples.||Information clearly relates to the main topic. Few details and/or examples are given.||Information has little or nothing to do with the main topic.|
|Mechanics||No grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors.||Almost no grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors. Each error receives 0.1 pt off.||A few grammatical spelling or punctuation errors. Each error receives 0.1 pt off.||Many grammatical, spelling, or punctuation errors. Each error receives 0.1 pt off.|
|Paraphrasing and Citing Sources||All information was paraphrased.||Most information was paraphrased..||Some information was paraphrased.||Most information was cut and pasted or copied from internet and books.|