link to Phet chemistry simulation

on a sheet of paper, answer the below questions, include the names of group members and identify the recorder.

topic(s): vsepr

questions [40 points, 1-2 points / question]

model module: rotate image to gain a different perspective

select:

1. fill-in the below table [5 points]

# single bonds name of molecule's shape bond angle(s)
2    
3    
4    
5    
6    

2. repeat the above and sketch / label of shapes of molecules. rotate image for a better perspective; use convention to locate chemical bonds in 3-D space. [5 points]

3. fill-in the below table [12 points]

# single bonds # lone pair name of molecule's shape bond angle(s)
3 0    
2 1    
4 0    
3 1    
2 2    
5 0    
4 1    
3 2    
2 3    
6 0    
5 1    
4 2    

4. repeat the above and sketch / label of shapes of molecules. rotate image for a better perspective; use convention to locate chemical bonds in 3-D space. [12 points]

Real molecules module: rotate image to gain a different perspective

select:

4. select radio button: real versus model. compare bond angle(s) for various compounds ___ in the drop-down menu. [6 points]

a. methane (CH4) versus ammonia (NH3) versus water

b. phosphorus pentachloride versus sulfur tetrafluoride versus chlorine trifluoride versus xenon difluoride

c. sulfur hexafluoride versus bromine pentafluoride versus xenon tetrafluoride