Unformatted text preview: 6. What are (a) atoms (b) elements (c) molecules (d) protons (e) neutrons (f) electrons? 7. Contrast between covalent and ionic bonds 8. Why is the element helium considered an inert gas? 9. What brings about hydrogen bonding between water molecules/ 10. What makes water a versatile solvent? 11. Describe the role of bicarbonate buffer is regulating the pH of blood. 12. Why are carbon atoms the most versatile building blocks in molecules? 13. What are functional groups? 14. Which functional groups are (a) polar (b) basic (c) acidic? 15. etc....
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- Spring '08
- Atom, Chemical element, Chemical bond, entire material