Show how covalent bonds form with our easy to understand model.
You first build our easy to make paper models of atoms and electrons. Then use these to form molecules by sharing electrons between the atoms. The differently coloured electrons make it easy to see how the covalent bonds are formed.
The models can then be used to show molecular hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, chlorine. It can also be used to make water, hydrogen chloride, carbon dioxide, methane, ethane, ethene and ammonia.
Suitable for ages 11+
Download and print as many times as you want to.
Can be printed in either colour or black and white. No special paper is needed.
Includes full colour instructions and Powerpoint presentation.
Takes about 30 minutes.
Model atom diameter 10cm/4in
Download includes: instructions, model templates, and Powerpoint presentation.
All you need: paper, scissors and tape
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