Submitted by Joanne Stewart / Hope College on Sun, 11/18/2007 - 14:17
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This is a worksheet on Lewis structures and formal charges. The learning goal is for students to be able to use formal charges to defend the relative stabilities of resonance structures of molecules.

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lewisinclass_header.doc 32 KB
Learning Goals

1. Students will be able to draw resonance structures of molecules.

2. Students will be able to assign formal charges to atoms.

3. Students will be able to use formal charges to argue about the relative stability of various resonance structures.

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Time Required
20-25 minutes


Evaluation Methods

I collect and grade the worksheet.

Evaluation Results

Most students are able to complete the worksheet correctly.

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