Chapter 6.1

Chelsea Perez & Kayla Edge

Vocabulary

Electron Dot Diagram: A model of an atom in which each dot represents a valence electron.Ion: An atom that has a net positive or negative electric charge.Anion: An Ion with a negative charge. Cation: An ion with a positive charge.Chemical bond: The force that holds atoms or ions together as a unit.Ionic bond: The force that holds cations and anions together.Chemical formula: A notation that shows what elements a compound contains and the ratio of the atoms or ions of these elements in the compound.Crystals: solids whoes particles are arranged in a lattice structure.