Molecular Geometry (Chem 1)

Molecular Geometry (Chem 1)

Author: Robin Licato
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Table of Shapes

Use the table below to take notes on the "shapes of molecules" video.  You should have 6 complete rows; include linear, trigonal​l planar, bent (twice), tetrahedral, and pyramidal.  You can also refer to your LAP 5 Power Point notes.

Source: Created by R. Licato

Sample Table of Shapes

Create a table with the following layout.

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Shapes of Molecules

Video describing basic molecular geometry.

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Geometry Worksheet

Work on this worksheet during class.

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Source: Created by B. Ferrenz