Ch 52: TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Properties & Changes in Matter

About This Chapter

These lessons are designed to prepare you for the Texas Examinations of Educator Standards (TExES) Core Subjects EC-6 test. This chapter focuses on properties and changes in matter.

TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Properties & Changes in Matter - Chapter Summary

You can use these short video lessons as you strive to get ready for the TExES Core Subjects EC-6 test. This chapter contains information on properties and changes in matter. For instance, you can learn about scientific solutions and the conservation of matter law. These lessons will also provide you with details about:

  • Physical and chemical properties of matter
  • States of matter
  • Physical versus chemical changes to matter
  • The meaning of a solution in science
  • Balancing chemical equations

This chapter has short video lessons that includes quizzes. Enjoy the animated lessons and look through the accompanying transcripts to clarify any points you may have missed. Test your understanding after going through the lessons and, if necessary, submit your questions to the experts.

5 Lessons in Chapter 52: TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Properties & Changes in Matter
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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.

States of Matter and Chemical Versus Physical Changes to Matter

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.

What is a Solution in Science? - Definition & Examples

4. What is a Solution in Science? - Definition & Examples

The air we breathe, what we drink, as well as products in our household - these are a few examples of solutions we encounter every day. In this lesson, we will discuss what a solution is, the different types, as well as examples.

Chemical Reactions and Balancing Chemical Equations

5. Chemical Reactions and Balancing Chemical Equations

In this lesson, you'll learn how to balance a chemical reaction equation using the conservation of matter law. You'll also learn how to write both word and formula equations, what the subscripts after a letter mean and what the numbers in front of compounds mean.

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