NaCl Lattice©

These colorful magnetic sodium chloride ion models are hard to resist! With this model, students will:

  • Discover the cubic nature of salt crystals
  • Explore how the positive sodium and negative chloride ions form electrostatic bonds 
  • Examine the efficient lattice packing of the ions 
  • Investigate high melting temperature, brittleness, and cleavage planes

This engaging model is a valuable companion to the Water Kit©.

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