Ch 4: Solutions & Mixtures in Chemistry

About This Chapter

Find out how much you know about solutions and mixtures in chemistry with the help of the informative lessons in this chapter. Refresh your knowledge of topics such as the properties of water and the process of finding the pH.

Solutions & Mixtures in Chemistry- Chapter Summary

This chapter explores solutions and mixtures through different lessons. These lessons are filled with a great deal of information that can help you review everything you need to know about these chemistry topics. The chapter addresses the following topics:

  • How hydrogen bonds explain the properties of water
  • Difference between solutions, solutes and solvents
  • Why saturation levels affect change
  • How to find the pH of solutions
  • Difference between homogeneous and heterogeneous mixtures

By going through all of the lessons in this chapter, you will complete a thorough review of mixtures and solutions. The lessons are filled with terms and phrases in bold. This was done to emphasize the importance of specific information in this chapter. When you are done with each lesson, take the lesson quizzes to assess your knowledge and to make sure you are retaining the material.

6 Lessons in Chapter 4: Solutions & Mixtures in Chemistry
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Properties of Water

1. 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

2. 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

3. 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.

Acidic, Basic & Neutral Solutions: Determining pH

4. Acidic, Basic & Neutral Solutions: Determining pH

After watching this video, you will be able to explain the difference between acidic, basic, and neutral solutions and explain the concept of pH. A short quiz will follow.

Homogeneous Mixture: Definition & Examples

5. Homogeneous Mixture: Definition & Examples

We use many types of mixtures in everyday life. In this lesson, you will learn about a type of mixture known as a homogeneous mixture so you will be able to identify them in the future.

Heterogeneous Mixture: Definition & Examples

6. Heterogeneous Mixture: Definition & Examples

You come into contact with mixtures every day. Most of the foods we eat and drink are some form of mixtures. In this lesson, you will learn about heterogeneous mixtures and the types of heterogeneous mixtures recognized by scientists.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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