Worksheet - Solutions, Colloids and Suspensions

Worksheet - Solutions, Colloids and Suspensions
Worksheet - Solutions, Colloids and Suspensions
Worksheet - Solutions, Colloids and Suspensions
Worksheet - Solutions, Colloids and Suspensions
Worksheet - Solutions, Colloids and Suspensions
Worksheet - Solutions, Colloids and Suspensions
Worksheet - Solutions, Colloids and Suspensions
Worksheet - Solutions, Colloids and Suspensions
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  1. This unit bundle contains 24 resources needed for a typical middle school chemistry unit on classification of matter. The bundle contains a unit PPT and corresponding student summary notes, worksheets, lab activities, formative quizzes, review exercises, a PPT unit review game, and summative test.
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A 4-page worksheet that provides a basic summary of three specific types of mixtures: solutions, colloids and suspension.

I typically use this document with my students after covering the basics of homogeneous and heterogeneous mixtures in a previous lesson. To start the lesson, I have them observe the visible properties of three mixtures: salt and water, sand and water and hand sanitizer or hair gel. I inform them that all are mixtures and all are composed of particles dissolved in a medium, in this case, water. I first ask them to contrast salt and water and sand and water, which is a relatively straightforward task. I then ask them to compare and contrast the salt and water and hand sanitizer, which proves more difficult for learners. On the board, I record their responses under the headings "Similarities" and "Differences". I use this starter activity as a springboard to introduce the nature of solutions, colloids, and suspensions.

This product provides a 2-page reading exercise followed by a 1-page review page, as described below.


Pages 1-2 features a reading exercise on the following topics:

- Review of homogeneous mixtures and examples
- Review of heterogeneous mixtures and examples
- Solutions: definition, particles size, solutes and solvents, and examples
- Suspensions: definition, particle size, and examples
- Colloids: definition, nature of solutes and solvents, and examples
- Tyndall effect: definition, how it can be used to distinguish between solutions and colloids

Page 3 features 6 review questions that test student understanding in the form of short answer questions, definitions, and a summary table that cover all concepts found in the reading.

Pages 4 features a full color-coded answer key for all review questions.

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This worksheet comes in 2 formats: a static PDF document and fully-editable WORD document

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Relevant NGSS Core Idea(s) Addressed by This Product:

Physical Science - Matter and its Interactions - Structure and Properties of Matter

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