GCSE Chemistry – Ionic bonding

Last updated: 11/04/2020

Learning Objectives

-I can recall that ionic bonding occurs between a metal and non-metal
-I can describe the formation of ions, I can recall that metals will go on to form positive ions and non-metals will go on to form negative ions
-I can describe the location of metals and non-metals on the periodic table
-I can describe ionic bonding as the strong electrostatic attraction between oppositely charged ions
-I can draw dot and cross diagrams to show ionic bonding between group 1 and group 2 metals and groups 6 and groups 7