COVALENT Bonds


- when a NON-METAL reacts with another NON-METAL to form a bond, they end up SHARING THEIR VALENCY ELECTRONS.

This is what we call a COVALENT BOND.

Here is an animation of what the valency electrons in a covalent bond do:

HYDROGEN atoms in a COVALENT BOND

Here are some more examples of covalent bonds:
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