Bonding is a result of forces, proximity, and energy. This provides a basis for understanding all types of bonding, including ionic, covalent, metallic, and hydrogen bonding.

Related Terms: bond, bonds

Disciplinary Core Idea
PS1A: Structure and Properties of Matter
PS1B: Chemical Reactions
PS2B: Types of Interactions
PS3A: Definitions of Energy
PS3C: Relationship Between Energy and Forces
High School (9-12)