Reading: CHP 5 Molecular Orbitals for Larger Molecules: Sect 5.4.1-5.4.3


Learning Outcomes:

  1. Define group orbitals for triatomic molecules
  2. Define group orbitals for very simple triatomic molecules by inspection
  3. Use group orbitals to assist in producing a qualitative MO diagram

Group Activity - Group Orbitals for Simple Triatomics - BeH2 - POGIL worksheet

Worked Example: Carbon Dioxide

Problem Set (4th Ed): 5.13, 5.14, 5.15 (solutions)

Problem Set (5th Ed): 5.14, 5.15, 5.16 (solutions)

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