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TRBC Chem/Phys L5

Exploring Chemistry and Physics with Creation Lesson 5 Vocab

nonpolar molecule A molecule without charges or poles.
Tyndall effect When light is scattered by the particles in a colloid
colloid A beam of light can easily be seen through this mixture that is somewhere between a solution and a suspension
solvent The substance in a mixture that does the dissolving.
polar molecule A "lopsided" molecule, with two different poles
homogeneous What we call a mixture when we cannot see the different substances because they are so well mixed
solution A mixture made up of one substance dissolved into another substance
saturated solution A solution that has reached the point where no more solute can dissolve in the solvent.
suspension A mixture where larger particles are mixed into and suspended throughout smaller particles
heterogeneous What we call a mixture when we can actually see the different substances because they are not well mixed
alloys Metals that have been dissolved into other metals to form a metal solution
filtration When a liquid seeps through a substance that traps larger particles, letting only the pure liquid through
concentrate A solution that has a large amount of the solute in the solvent
solute The substance in a mixture that dissolves.
Created by: sdushaw