Week IX – Advanced Bonding

Reading:  Chapter 9

Homework:  Please see Mastering Chemistry

 Lecture Outline:

Polarity
Molecular Shapes and VSEPR
Bond Strength and Energies
Valence Bond Theory
Molecular Orbitals  – Wave Example ISimple Wave II

Resources:  Chapter 9 SlidesChemical Education Molecule Viewer

Why we care about the shapes of Molecules –