Chemistry Chapter

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Chemistry Chapter
2013-11-18 17:55:53

Chapter 4
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  1. Matter
    Anything that has mass and occupies space

    E.g. Everything
  2. Pure substance
    Matter that contains only one kind of particle

    E.g. Pure oxygen, pure honey
  3. Mixture
    Matter that contains more than one kind of particle

    E.g. Soda, Gasoline
  4. Compound
    A pure substance made of two or more different elements that are chemically combined

    E.g. Potassium nitrate
  5. Physical property
    A characteristic of a substance that can be observed and measured without changing the identity of the substance
  6. Viscosity
    The measure of a substance's resistance to flow
  7. Melting point
    The change of state solid to liquid
  8. Boiling point
    The temperature at which a liquid turns into a gas
  9. Solubility
    A measure of the ability of a substance to dissolve in another substance
  10. Density
    The ratio of the mass of a substance to the volume it occupies
  11. Chemical property
    The ability of a substance to change or react and to form new substances
  12. Combustibility
    The ability of a substance to burn in air
  13. Stability
    The ability of a substance to remain unchanged
  14. Toxicity
    The ability of a substance to cause harmful effects in plants and animals
  15. Element
    A pure substance that cannot be broken down into simpler parts by chemical methods

    E.g. Gold, Boron