• Chemistry
  • Year 10

Properties of Matter

approx. 6 hrs

4 topics

49 concepts

Learn the fundamental concepts about the composition of matter and the changes it undergoes

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The Properties of Matter program explores the classification and properties of matter, types of mixtures and separation techniques, percentage composition calculations and the nomenclature of inorganic compounds.

Topics & Concepts We Cover

This learning program is made up of the following 4 topics, broken down into 49 concepts.

  • Matter Intro 20 concepts

    1. The Particle Model for Distinguishing between Physical and Chemical Change

    2. Elements and the Periodic Table

    3. Common Polyatomic Ions

    4. Main Group and Transition Elements

    5. Classification of Matter

    6. The Periodic Table

    7. Difference in Properties between Elements and Compounds

    8. Compounds

    9. Properties of Matter

    10. Classification of Elements based on Physical Properties

    11. Chemical Properties

    12. Classification of Elements based on State of Matter at Room Temperature

    13. The Physical States of Matter

    14. Difference between Physical and Chemical Change

    15. Physical Properties

    16. Elements

    17. The Particle Model for Elements, Compounds and Mixtures

    18. Matter

    19. Definitions of Different Types of Chemical Species

    20. The Composition of Matter

  • Naming Compounds 10 concepts

    1. Covalent Compounds

    2. Nomenclature of Organic Covalent Compounds

    3. Ionic Compounds

    4. Organic vs. Inorganic Compounds

    5. Nomenclature of Binary Ionic Compounds

    6. Nomenclature of Binary Ionic Compounds containing Transition Metals

    7. Nomenclature of Ionic Compounds containing Oxyanions

    8. Polyatomic Ions

    9. Nomenclature of Ionic Compounds containing Polyatomic Ions

    10. Nomenclature of Inorganic Covalent Compounds

  • Mixtures 9 concepts

    1. Classification of Matter

    2. Homogeneous Mixtures

    3. Physical Properties of Mixtures

    4. Mixtures

    5. Heterogeneous Mixtures

    6. Types of Mixtures

    7. Properties of Mixtures

    8. Properties of Pure Substances

    9. Distinguishing Between Pure Substances and Mixtures

  • Separation Techniques 10 concepts

    1. Separating Components of a Mixture

    2. Centrifugation

    3. Evaporation

    4. Chromatography

    5. Crystallisation

    6. Filtration

    7. Decantation

    8. Separation Techniques

    9. Distillation

    10. Calculating Mass Percentage Composition of a Mixture

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