Type:

Graphic Organizer/Worksheet

Description:

• In the water molecule, the oxygen and hydrogen atoms share electrons in covalent bonds. • There are a total of 10 protons and 10 electrons so the water molecule is neutral. • The electron cloud model shows that electrons are not shared equally in the water molecule. • Electrons are a bit more attracted to the oxygen atom than they are to the hydrogen atoms. • This makes the water molecule slightly negative at the oxygen end and slightly positive at the hydrogen end.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Chemistry

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

polar water molecule molecule charge negative ion electron

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Update Standards?

SCI.8.5.A: Science

describe the structure of atoms, including the masses, electrical charges, and locations, of protons and neutrons in the nucleus and electrons in the electron cloud;
Curriki Rating
'NR' - This resource has not been rated
NR
'NR' - This resource has not been rated

This resource has not yet been reviewed.

Not Rated Yet.

Non-profit Tax ID # 203478467