Get Started with GCSE Classroom

Structure and Bonding of Carbon


  • 1) The diagrams below show the structures of diamond and graphite. How many bonds does each carbon atom form in diamond? 1 Marks



    Video Mark Scheme


  • 2) How many bonds does each carbon atom form in graphite? 1 Marks



    Video Mark Scheme


  • 3) Graphite is very soft and can conduct electricity. Explain why graphite has these properties, as fully as you can, by referring to the structure shown in the diagram below 4 Marks



    Video Mark Scheme


  • 4) By contrast, diamond is far harder than graphite. Give an example of a usage of diamond 1 Marks


    Video Mark Scheme


  • 5) Explain, as fully as you can, again using the diagram of shown below, why diamond is extremely hard 3 Marks



    Video Mark Scheme


  • 6) Graphene is a new material which has been recently invented, made from nano-thin, strong, sheets of carbon. Each graphene sheet is a like a singular layer of graphite. Graphene has been used in the touch-screens of phones. Suggest two reasons why 2 Marks


    Video Mark Scheme



Are you ready to get started with GCSE Classroom? Fill in the form below and we will get back to you with some further information.

    
     
   
No, thank you. I do not want.
100% secure your website.
Powered by