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1 Valence Electrons: ELECTRONS AVAILABLE FOR BONDING

2 CA Standards  Students know how to use the periodic table to determine the number of electrons available for bonding.  Students know how to draw Lewis dot structures.  Students know how to use the periodic table to determine the number of electrons available for bonding.  Students know how to draw Lewis dot structures.

3 Definition Valence electrons are electrons in the outmost shell (energy level). They are the electrons available for bonding.

4 Group 1 (alkali metals) have 1 valence electron

5 Group 2 (alkaline earth metals) have 2 valence electrons

6 Group 13 elements have 3 valence electrons

7 Group 14 elements have 4 valence electrons

8 Group 15 elements have 5 valence electrons

9 Group 16 elements have 6 valence electrons

10 Group 17 (halogens) have 7 valence electrons

11 Group 18 (Noble gases) have 8 valence electrons, except helium, which has only 2

12 Transition metals (“d” block) have 1 or 2 valence electrons

13 Lanthanides and actinides (“f” block) have 1 or 2 valence electrons Lanthanides and actinides (“f” block) have 1 or 2 valence electrons

14 Dot Notations An atom’s valence electrons can be represented by Lewis dot notations. 1 valence e - X 2 valence e - X 3 valence e - X 4 valence e - X 5 valence e - X 6 valence e - X 7 valence e - X 8 valence e - X

15 Dot Notations – Period 2 Lewis dot notations for the valence electrons of the elements of Period 2. lithium Liberyllium Beboron Bcarbon C nitrogen Noxygen Ofluorine Fneon Ne


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