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Ch 6: OAE - Integrated Science: States of Matter & Phase Changes

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The OAE Integrated Science exam features a section on states of matter and phase changes. Our extensive study guide examines this topic and provides you with the practice questions that will help you gain your teaching license.

OAE Integrated Science: States of Matter & Phase Changes - Chapter Summary

This chapter will help you recall the definition and properities of matter. It will also explore the different states of matter. The changeable nature of matter is also examined. After perusing all of our video lessons in preparation for the exam, you will have strengthened your knowledge of:

  • The physical and chemical properties of matter
  • Chromatography
  • Chemical versus physical changes to matter
  • Mass and weight
  • The kinetic theory of matter
  • Phase diagrams
  • Water and its properties
  • Solutions and osmosis
  • The famous Ideal Gas Law

Our energetic instructors will make your review process a breeze. Make sure to take the quizzes at the end of each lesson to test your comprehension. These quizzes are also modeled on the OAE Integrated Science questions, so you will gain familiarity with the test's type of questions.

OAE Integrated Science: States of Matter & Phase Changes Chapter Objectives

This chapter connects to the physical science domain of the computer-based OAE Integrated Science exam. The physical science domain will account for 37% of the 150 multiple-choice questions, the largest amount of all the domains. The other three domains are Earth and space science, life science, and the nature of science. You will have 3 hours to answer all of the questions.

12 Lessons in Chapter 6: OAE - Integrated Science: States of Matter & Phase Changes
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Matter: Physical and Chemical Properties

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.

States of Matter: Solids, Liquids, Gases, & Plasma

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.

Chromatography, Distillation and Filtration: Methods of Separating Mixtures

3. Chromatography, Distillation and Filtration: Methods of Separating Mixtures

What are some ways that mixtures can be separated? Watch this video to explore several examples of ways you can separate a mixture into its individual components.

States of Matter and Chemical Versus Physical Changes to Matter

4. 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.

Mass and Weight: Differences and Calculations

5. Mass and Weight: Differences and Calculations

We often talk about mass and weight as if they are the same. While they are proportional to each other, they are not in fact the same. In this video lesson you will learn to distinguish between the two, as well as convert one to the other.

The Kinetic Theory of Matter: Definition & The Four States of Matter

6. The Kinetic Theory of Matter: Definition & The Four States of Matter

Everything on Earth is made of matter, but that matter isn't always the same. Matter can exist in four different phases, and the kinetic theory of matter helps us understand the differences between those phases.

Phase Diagrams: Critical Point, Triple Point and Phase Equilibrium Boundaries

7. Phase Diagrams: Critical Point, Triple Point and Phase Equilibrium Boundaries

Learn what a phase diagram is and how to interpret phase diagrams. Discover how to use a phase diagram to locate the phase equilibrium boundaries. Also, learn what a triple point and critical point are and how to locate them on a phase diagram.

Properties of Water

8. Properties of Water

Why does ice float? Why can water rise on its own against gravity in a small tube? Find out how these mysterious properties of water can be explained by hydrogen bonds.

Solutions, Solutes, and Solvents

9. Solutions, Solutes, and Solvents

Oh no! Your friend Ben just drank chili oil on a dare, and now his mouth is burning. Should he drink the ice water or vegetable oil to cool his mouth? Quick. Watch this lesson if you aren't sure.

Osmosis, Diffusion and Saturation

10. Osmosis, Diffusion and Saturation

The cells in our bodies are in constant flux through the processes of osmosis and diffusion. Learn about how saturation levels force change, and why we're lucky they do.

The Ideal Gas Law and the Gas Constant

11. The Ideal Gas Law and the Gas Constant

Have you ever wondered why the pressure in your car's tires is higher after you have been driving a while? In this lesson, we are going to discuss the law that governs ideal gases and is used to predict the behavior of real gases: the ideal gas law.

Using the Ideal Gas Law: Calculate Pressure, Volume, Temperature, or Quantity of a Gas

12. Using the Ideal Gas Law: Calculate Pressure, Volume, Temperature, or Quantity of a Gas

In another lesson, you learned that the ideal gas law is expressed as PV = nRT. In this video lesson, we'll go one step further, examining how to rearrange the equation to solve for a missing variable when the others are known.

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