What holds stuff together?
Matter made of molecules
The effect of charge on a polar molecule
van der Waals forces
A dipole-dipole attraction
London dispersion forces (LDF's)
More about LDF's (Go "full screen" and click the "x" to close the request to purchase)
What is strange about this graph?
A romantic movie about hydrogen bonding
Some TEXT -- Intermolecular bonding lecture notes from Oklahoma State (go cowboys.)
Matter made of ions
Look at this site to explore bonding. The section on IONIC bonding is relevant for matter made of ions.
A good animation illustrating ionic bonding.
A metallic bonding animation and description
Another metallic bonding animation. (Go "full screen" and click the "x" to close the request to purchase)
Network covalent solids
Crystal structure of diamond. Notice that there are no "breaks" in the crystal structure.
How does dissolving work?
The process of dissolving.
How does soap dissolve grease?
Text 10.1 - 10.7