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C2 1.5 Metals

C2 1.5 Metals

Author: Gemma Boyson
  • How are the atoms in metals arranged?
  • How are the atoms in metals held together?
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Metallic Bonding

In this video Paul Andersen explains how metallic bonding structure creates the different properties of metals. The electron sea model explains how the positive nuclei are locked into a negative sea of delocalized electrons. This sharing of electrons creates metals that are good conductors, malleable, ductile and non-volatile. A shell model can be used to explain certain properties of metals (like melting point).

Source: Bozeman Science

Metallic Bonding

Join award winning teachers Jonathan Bergmann & Aaron Sams as they interactively teach Chemistry

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Metallic Bonding

GCSE Additional Science and unit C2. The metallic bond