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How do chemist's classify and describe matter and the changes it goes through?

Common Core Standards 2017-2018 Print Unit 3
High School - Science - Chemistry I Pre-AP - Unit 3
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Student's will learn about the various states of matter and the physical laws that govern them, such as phase transitions. 

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1.       Understand the difference between a pure substance and a mixture.

2.       Classify a substance as being a compound, element, homogeneous mixture, or homogeneous mixture.

3.       Understand the difference between a colloid and suspension.

4.       Understand the appropriate use of filtration and evaporation for the separation of mixtures.

5.       Distinguish between physical and chemical properties.

6.       Distinguish between intensive and extensive physical properties.

7.       Distinguish between physical and chemical changes.

8.       Understand the difference between intramolecular bonding and intermolecular forces.

9.       Compare solids, liquids, and gases in terms of compressibility, structure, shape, volume, density, freedom of motion, expansion, force strength, and rates of diffusion.

10.   Define the following phase changes in terms of process and energy:  melting, vaporization, sublimation, freezing, condensation, and deposition.

11.   Understand which phase changes are endothermic, and which are exothermic.

12.   Identify the three factors as defining the state of a substance:  pressure, temperature, and intermolecular force.

13.   Analyze a phase diagram for phase changes and the triple point.

14.   Draw and label a heating / cooling curve.

 

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