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- Vocabulary Reinforced1. Matter – anything that has mass and takes up space2. Atom – smallest unit of a chemical element3. Chemical element – a pure substance that consists of only one type of atom – all naturally occurring chemical elements are listed on the periodic table4. Molecule – smallest unit$3.85$4.28Save $0.43
Students practice sorting matter into categories such as chemical element, molecular element, molecule or compound. Students also identify matter by whether it is a pure substance or mixture. Mixtures can be further divided into liquid solutions or alloys.
Answer key is included.
1. Matter – anything that has mass and takes up space
2. Atom – smallest unit of a chemical element
3. Chemical element – a pure substance that consists of only one type of atom – all naturally occurring chemical elements are listed on the periodic table
4. Molecule – smallest unit of matter consisting of two or more bonded NONMETAL atoms
5. Molecular element – molecule consisting of two or more bonded atoms of the SAME element
6. Compound – molecule consisting of bonded atoms from two or more DIFFERENT elements
7. Pure substance – sample of matter consisting of a single type of element or compound
8. Mixture – different substances that are NOT bonded, but only mixed together
9. Liquid solution – a liquid in which a solid, liquid or gas is completely dissolved
10. Alloy – mixtures of metals
You may also like these warm-up/exit cards on matching matter to supplement your lessons.