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Solutions and Mixtures

Standard f. Differences in chemical and physical properties of substances are used to separate mixtures and identify compounds.
 

 

1. Words You Need To Know

 

There are 3 words you need to know: dissolve, mixture and solution

1. Click here and then click on the number 5

Answer this question -

What does dissolving mean?

2. What is a solution?

A solution is made when you mix a solid and a liquid and the solid dissolves.  When you make Kool-Aid or chocolate milk, you are making a solution.

Sometimes when you mix a solid and a liquid the solid does not dissolve.  Click here to experiment with different solids.  Find out which are solutions and which are mixtures.

 

3. What is the difference between a mixture and a solution?

When you mix things together you make solutions and mixtures.  To find the difference between mixtures and solutions click on this link and choose Junkyard Analysis on the left side of the screen.

Fill in your record sheet.  How would you explain the difference between a mixture and a solution?

 

 

 

 

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