Lesson Details

  • Name: Properties of ionic compounds
  • Code: C.4.10.B.2
  • Specification Reference:
  • Keywords: conductivity, soluble, ions, lattice, electrostatic forces
  • Objectives: To recall that an ionic compound is a giant lattice. To describe how ions are held together in the lattice. To describe and explain the properties of ionic compounds (melting point, hardness, conductivity).
  • Competency: To describe the structure of an ionic compound using keywords
  • Proficiency: Explain why solid ionic substances do not conduct electricity but dissolved or molten ionic substances do conduct electricity.
  • Mastery: Explain how ionic substances dissolve in water.

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