Chemistry - Goals Understanding the basic principles of...

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Goals Understanding the basic principles of composition and classification of matter Conceptual understanding of measurement: Significant figures Units Unit conversions
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Classify the following into categories. The students can decide on the categories. Example of category could be “Pure and impure substances”. Some of the substances could be pure and others could be impure. You can have as many categories as you want to. One substance could be in more than one category. Hydrogen gas Water Water vapor Orange juice Candy Sand and water Platinum Coke can (not opened) Coke can (opened) Steel rod Coffee Diamond Platinum rod Mercury Exercise
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What is matter made of ? Smallest entity of matter is ATOM. Atoms are building blocks of ELEMENTS. Molecule: Chemical combination of two or more atoms . Compound: Chemical combination of two or more elements . Note: All compounds exist as molecules. A copper wire consists of copper atoms. A beaker of water consists of water molecules. http://www.beaducation.com/shop/images/copper_wire_spool.jpg http://www.hasdeu.bz.edu.ro/softuri/fizica/mariana/Termodinamica/GasLaw/Exp7B/Battery-jar-water-beaker.JPG
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2011 for the course CHEMISTRY 1212 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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