ELEMENTS are made from ATOMS but unless those atoms join with each other or join with atoms of other elements, we will not exist, our planet will not exist even our solar system will not exist.
When atoms join together we call this BONDING.


LESSON on BONDING

IONIC BONDS


Writing Ionic Formulas




COVALENT BONDS



METALLIC BONDS


useful sites:

Metallic Bonding & Properties
REVIEW - Metallic Bonding & Properties




BONDING - online quiz
Making SALT - animation
COVALENT bond between 2 hydrogen atoms - animation
WATER molecule - Hydrogen bonds
ANIMATION - Bonding
other ANIMATIONS