Spring 2010 lesson 1-1

Spring 2010 lesson 1-1 - CHM151 Lesson1 1.1...

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CHM 151 Spring 2010 Lesson 1 1.1 Study of chemistry Chemistry is the study of the properties of materials and the changes they undergo It can be applied to all aspects of life e.g. development of pharmaceuticals, leaf color  change in the fall etc Atomic and molecular perspective in chemistry Matter- the physical material of the universe Has mass Occupies space Approximately 100 elements constitute all matter A property is any characteristic that allows us to recognize a particular type of matter  and to distinguish it from other types of matter Elements Are made up of unique atoms, the building blacks of matter Names of the elements are derived from a wide variety of sources Molecules Combinations of atoms held together by chemical bonds Properties relate to composition (types of atoms) and structure (arrangement of atoms) 1.2 Classification of matter
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