1. Describe and explain the differences between substances, mixtures, elements and compounds.
2. Compare and contrast physical and chemical properties.
3. Compare and contrast physical and chemical changes.
Weebly Links: Particulate Nature of Matter
Textbook Readings: Ch 1; p. 3-14
Mission 1: It's All Chemistry!! Check out this really cool video introducing the discipline of chemistry and its place in our natural world. What do you think chemistry is?
Mission 4: A Million Little Pieces. So what's the deal with all this stuff? It's so much, it's too big...why is distinguishing it so important? Why does it matter (get it?)? Well, take a look here and then we'll go here to find out why. And while we're at it, we shall bask in the glory that is the Periodic Table of Elements.
Mission 5: Chemistry is about how matter changes, so let's get into that with Mr. Causey.