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Series: College Chemistry I: Geometry of Molecules

About this Series

  • Lessons: 5
  • Total Time: 2h 26m
  • Use: Watch Online & Download
  • Access Period: Unlimited
  • Created At: 10/22/2009
  • Last Updated At: 07/20/2010

This five-lesson series focuses on the geometry of molecules. Sigma and pi bonding are expanded using VSEPR theory to predict expected geometries of molecules. The structure of carbon compounds is discussed and Valence Bond Theory introduced and related to VSEPR theory. Molecular Orbital Theory is introduced and reasonableness of molecular structure is covered. Further, the concepts of bond order and paramagnetics/diamagnetism are discussed.

In addition to the video lessons included in this series, you will also get access to lesson-specific note guides that can be viewed and downloaded once this lesson is purchased. These lessons are part of a full course, College Chemistry I (Inorganic) that is available through MindBites or in DVD format from the Chemistry Professor

About this Author

Sandra Etheridge
Sandra Etheridge
194 lessons

Sandra Y. Etheridge, Ph.D., is a Professor Emerita. She received her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership with emphasis in curriculum development in Chemistry from Florida State University in 1982, MAT in Teaching Chemistry from Duke University in 1963, and a BS in Chemistry at Limestone College in 1962. In addition to her education, she studied Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and InfraRed Spectroscopy at the University of West Florida.

Professional Experience:

1983-2009 Developed distance education video, etc. courses in chemistry.
1993-2003 Chair Division of Natural Sciences, Gulf Coast State College
1984-2003 Professor of Chemistry, Gulf Coast State College
1967-1983 Assistant Professor of...

Lessons Included

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