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Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures Project

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Element A pure substance that cannot be separated into simpler substances by physical or chemical means
Pure Substance A substance in which there is only one type of particle
Metals Elements that are shiny
Nonmetals Elements that are dull
Metalloids Elements which are also called semiconductors that have similar properties to both metals and nonmetals
Mixture A combination of two or more substances that are not chemically combined
Compound A pure substance composed of two or more elements that are chemically combined
Solution A mixture that appears to be a single substance but is composed of particles of two or more substances that are distributed evenly amongst each other
Solute The substance that is dissolved
Solvent The substance in which the solute is dissolved
Alloys Solid solutions of metals or nonmetals dissolved in metals
Concentration Measure of the amount of solute dissolved in a solvent
Solubility The amount of solute needed to make a saturated solution using a given amount of solvent at a certain temperature
Suspension A mixture in which particles of a material are dispersed throughout a liquid or a gas but are large enough that they settle out
Colloid A mixture in which the particles are dispersed throughout but are not heavy enough to settle out
Ions Charged particles that form when an atom gains or loses electrons
Metallic bond The bond formed between positively charged metal ions and the electrons around them
Pure substance A sample of matter ether a single element or a single compound
Molecule The smallest unit of a substance that keeps all of the physical and chemical properties of that substance
Chemical symbol Shortened way of writing the name of an element
Created by: NickQ