This one page worksheet will give your students practice with elements, compounds, and mixtures. It focuses on examples and defining characteristics of each of these types of matter. It involves critical thinking skills and will challenge your students. The questions are arranged from easiest to hardest.
Each question has a circle with four parts. Students analyze the parts to identify the one that doesn’t fit in with the others. Then they explain in a sentence what makes it different. A complete answer key is included.
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