After the Chapter 7 Quiz, students were treated to the Crash Course: Orbitals video below which explains why electron orbitals, and thus molecules, are shaped the way they are:
Our learning about electrons continued with the Lesson 19 PowerPoint introducing students to the concept of ions. Students received the Noble Gas Envy handout and we walked through the example on the whiteboard. The discussion prompted a student question about how two atoms of hydrogen bind with an oxygen atom to form a water molecule which was also captured on the whiteboard (pictured below). For classwork, students received the Lesson 19 Worksheet and the Ion Cards Game Cards that accompanies it. For homework, students should complete the Lesson 19 textbook questions #2-16 (evens only).