Diatomic Molecules

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Catherine Bubser 2C
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Diatomic Molecules

Postby Catherine Bubser 2C » Thu Dec 10, 2020 2:06 pm

Which molecules are diatomic?

Abril Guanes 2A
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Re: Diatomic Molecules

Postby Abril Guanes 2A » Thu Dec 10, 2020 2:21 pm

Diatomic molecules are molecules composed of two atoms that are the same. Some examples are H2, O2, N2, F2, I2, Cl2, Br2.

Brian Acevedo 3H
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Re: Diatomic Molecules

Postby Brian Acevedo 3H » Thu Dec 10, 2020 10:10 pm

The diatomic molecules are the molecular forms of hydrogen, nitrogen, fluorine, oxygen, iodine, chlorine, and bromine. A mnemonic I was taught to help remember them is: Have No Fear Of Ice Cold Beer.

Aaina 2D
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Re: Diatomic Molecules

Postby Aaina 2D » Thu Dec 10, 2020 10:12 pm

Also, one thing to know about diatomic molecules are that they are NOT polar.

Moura Girgis 1F
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Re: Diatomic Molecules

Postby Moura Girgis 1F » Tue Dec 15, 2020 5:35 pm

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Here is a link to a good illustration of the diatomic elements as seen in the periodic table.

Brandon Carris
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Re: Diatomic Molecules

Postby Brandon Carris » Tue Dec 15, 2020 5:51 pm

I like to remember it as H O F Br I N Cl or HOFBRINCL. Sounds like a movie villain name or something.

Tam Nguyen 2B
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Re: Diatomic Molecules

Postby Tam Nguyen 2B » Tue Dec 15, 2020 5:53 pm

I remember all of them in the order as Br I N Cl H O F, altogether they sound like Brinkelhoff.

America Ramirez 3H
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Re: Diatomic Molecules

Postby America Ramirez 3H » Thu Dec 17, 2020 9:37 am

they're just molecules composed of two atoms, but the acronyms others have given are really helpful.


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