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Classifying Matter

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Matter is made up of--? Substances and Mixtures.
Substances are made up of--? Elements and Compounds.
Mixtures are made up of--? Heterogeneous and Homogeneous.
What is matter? Anything that has mass and takes up space.
What are elements? Substances in which all atoms in a sample are alike.
Examples of elements? Gold ( Au ), Sulfur ( S ), Copper ( Cu ), Oxygen ( O ), and Carbon ( C ).
What are compounds? Two or more elements chemically bonded together. ( Molecules make up these. )
Examples of compounds? Water ( H2O ), Salt ( NaCI ), Aspirin ( C9H8O4 ), Carbon Dioxide ( CO2 ), and Sugar ( C6H12O6 ).
What is a mixture? A material made of elements or compounds stirred together, but not chemically bonded. ( Also can be separated. )
What are the two categories of mixtures? Heterogeneous and Homogeneous.
What is a Heterogeneous mixture? A mixture in which the parts are easily distinguished. Appears to be made of different materials.
What are some examples of Heterogeneous mixtures? Tossed salad, a chocolate chip cookie, fruit salad, concrete gravel paver, and mud.
What is a Homogeneous mixture? Mixtures in which different materials are blended evenly so that the mixture looks the same throughout; also called a solution.
What are some examples of a Homogeneous mixtures? Milk, paint, kool-aid, whipped cream, air, and Jell-o.
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