The Properties of Matter Unit (duration is about 3 weeks to 1 month block schedule)
This unit includes notes, labs, activities, and quizzes in a number of different formats to keep students engaged while learning the concepts of the properties of matter.
Topics Covered: Atoms and Molecules
Kinetic Molecular Theory
States of Matter
Chemical and Physical Change/Properties
Homogenous vs. Heterogeneous Mixtures
Separation Techniques – Buchner Funnels,
Paper Chromatography, etc.
Percent Error/Theoretical and Actual Yield
Solvents, Solutes, Saturation and Solutions