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Intro to Properties of Matter - Chapter Summary
When studying physics and chemistry, you need to learn about the various properties of matter. For comprehensive overviews of this subject, go through this chapter and watch each video lesson contained here.
Our lesson instructors will go through the different properties of matter in physics and chemistry, as well as the changes between different phases of matter. They present information in a clear and comprehensive manner, so you will have an easy time understanding this somewhat complex subject. Specific topics you will learn about are:
- The physical and chemical properties of matter
- The different states of matter
- Chemical vs. physical changes in matter
- Phase changes
Each lesson is complemented by a practice quiz that will test your knowledge of the main points on that specific topic. You can answer the questions in the final chapter quiz to ensure that you have understood the overall subject. Make sure that you use your personal Dashboard to keep track of how much progress you've made as you complete these lessons.
1. Matter: Physical and Chemical Properties
How are substances identified? There are two major ways we can describe a substance: physical properties and chemical properties. Learn about how chemists use properties to classify matter as either a mixture or a pure substance.
2. States of Matter: Solids, Liquids, Gases, & Plasma
Learn the four states of matter in the universe: solid, liquid, gas and plasma. Learn about the differences in shape and volume among the four states, which of the states is the most common and why plasma conducts electricity.
3. States of Matter and Chemical Versus Physical Changes to Matter
The world around us is constantly changing. Chemists put those changes into two main categories: physical changes and chemical changes. This lesson will define and provide examples of each.
4. Phase Change: Evaporation, Condensation, Freezing, Melting, Sublimation & Deposition
Substances on Earth can exist in one of four phases, but mostly, they exist in one of three: solid, liquid or gas. Learn the six changes of phase: freezing, melting, condensation, vaporization, sublimation and deposition.
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- Performing Operations with Exponents
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- Graphing & Solving Inequalities
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- Operations with Polynomials
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