Ionic and Covalent Compounds

Haley Fowler

Ionic Compounds

Melting and Boiling Points

Ionic compounds have high boiling and melting points

Types of Elements Involved

Metals and nonmetals

What Happens with the Electrons?

They are transferred.

Covalent Compounds

Boiling and Melting Points

Low melting and boiling points

Types of Elements Involved

Nonmetals

What Happens with the Electrons?

The electrons are shared.