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Chap 1 Sec 1-5 sm-S.doc 9/09 Page 1 1.1 Some Fundamental Definitions Physical Properties : color, density, etc. Physical change : Change of state between . No change of elements in the compound Chemical Properties: What kind of chemical changes occur? Chemical Changes: Elements in the compound or compounds are no longer put together in the same way. Three States of Matter: Solid: An individual piece of solid has a fixed shape and take the shape of the container. Liquid : A fixed volume but will change its shape to the shape of the container. Gas: Particles are very far apart and in a closed container will occupy the entire volume and take the entire container’s shape. Kinetic Energy: Energy of motion Potential Energy: Energy of position or for chemicals the energy contained in their bonds which can be released in a chemical reaction. 1.2 Origins of Modern Chemistry Skip
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Chap 1 Sec 1-5 sm-S.doc 9/09 Page 2 1.3 Scientific Approach Observation, hypothesis, experiment and then theory or model.
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