Lewis Diagrams and VSEPR Models



022 – Lewis Diagrams and VSEPR Models

In this video Paul Andersen explains how you can use Lewis Diagrams and VSEPR Models to make predictions about molecules. The Lewis diagrams are a two-dimensional representations of covalent bonds and the VSEPR models show how the molecule could exist in three dimensional space. Pi bonding and odd valence electrons require an extension of this model.

Music Attribution
Title: String Theory
Artist: Herman Jolly
http://sunsetvalley.bandcamp.com/track/string-theory

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