Solutions are homogeneous
Recommended forGrade 5
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This comprehensive course provides an introductory exploration of mixtures and solutions, covering solubility, concentration, pH scale, and separation techniques. Students will gain a solid understanding of the properties and behavior of these substances, as well as practical skills in analyzing and manipulating them.
The course begins by examining the fundamental concepts of mixtures and solutions. Students will explore solutes and solvents, understanding how they interact to create homogeneous mixtures. They will investigate solubility, distinguishing between soluble and insoluble substances.
The course delves into the dissolving process and factors that affect dissolution, including temperature, pressure, and stirring. Students will also learn about different solution concentrations, from dilute to concentrated, as well as saturated and supersaturated solutions.
Furthermore, the course introduces the pH scale and explores the basics of acids and bases. Students will gain an understanding of their unique properties and the principles of acid-base reactions. They will learn to interpret pH values and indicators, developing skills in pH analysis.
Additionally, the course covers separation techniques used to extract components from mixtures. Students will explore methods such as evaporation, distillation, chromatography, and crystallization. They will gain practical knowledge of each technique's principles and real-world applications.
By the end of the course, students will have acquired a solid foundation in mixtures, solutions, and separation techniques. They will have the skills to analyze solubility, concentration, and pH, as well as the ability to apply various separation methods effectively. This knowledge will prove valuable in scientific fields such as chemistry, biology, and environmental science, providing a strong basis for further studies or careers in related disciplines.
Goal Setting Exercise
9 Sets of Slides with notes & activities
9 Exit Tickets - Formative Assessments
60+ Learning Resources
1 Quiz - Summative Assessment
1 Self- Assessment
- Introduction to mixtures
- Homogenous and heterogenous
- Solutions: solute and solvents
- Soluble and insoluble substances
- The dissolving process
- Factors that affect dissolution
- Concentration of solutions
- Dilute, concentrated, saturated and supersaturated solutions
- pH scale
- Acids and bases
- Separation techniques: evaporation, distillation, chromatography, crystallization
- Water as a universal solvent
- Properties of water