• Chemistry
  • Year 9

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. Main Group and Transition Elements

    2. Elements and the Periodic Table

    3. Common Polyatomic Ions

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

    5. Classification of Matter

    6. The Periodic Table

    7. Difference in Properties between Elements and Compounds

    8. Compounds

    9. Difference between Physical and Chemical Change

    10. Chemical Properties

    11. The Physical States of Matter

    12. Elements

    13. Physical Properties

    14. The Particle Model for Elements, Compounds and Mixtures

    15. Properties of Matter

    16. Classification of Elements based on Physical Properties

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

    18. Definitions of Different Types of Chemical Species

    19. The Composition of Matter

    20. Matter

  • Naming Compounds 10 concepts

    1. Organic vs. Inorganic Compounds

    2. Nomenclature of Organic Covalent Compounds

    3. Ionic Compounds

    4. Covalent Compounds

    5. Nomenclature of Binary Ionic Compounds containing Transition Metals

    6. Nomenclature of Binary Ionic Compounds

    7. Polyatomic Ions

    8. Nomenclature of Ionic Compounds containing Oxyanions

    9. Nomenclature of Ionic Compounds containing Polyatomic Ions

    10. Nomenclature of Inorganic Covalent Compounds

  • Mixtures 9 concepts

    1. Classification of Matter

    2. Heterogeneous Mixtures

    3. Physical Properties of Mixtures

    4. Homogeneous Mixtures

    5. Mixtures

    6. Types of Mixtures

    7. Properties of Pure Substances

    8. Distinguishing Between Pure Substances and Mixtures

    9. Properties of Mixtures

  • Separation Techniques 10 concepts

    1. Chromatography

    2. Centrifugation

    3. Separating Components of a Mixture

    4. Evaporation

    5. Calculating Mass Percentage Composition of a Mixture

    6. Filtration

    7. Distillation

    8. Separation Techniques

    9. Decantation

    10. Crystallisation

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