the student will be able to differentiate between physical and chemical changes and properties;
: identify extensive and intensive properties;
: compare solids, liquids, and gases in terms of compressibility, structure, shape, and volume; and
: classify matter as pure substances or mixtures through investigation of their properties.
describe the postulates of kinetic molecular theory.
understand energy and its forms, including kinetic, potential, chemical, and thermal energies;
: understand the law of conservation of energy and the processes of heat transfer;