1. Classify and justify materials
on the basis of their properties.
2. Using the Kinetic Theory, create and explain diagrams depicting changes
that occur as materials are heated and/or cooled.
3. Summarize an article about the impact of science/technology and evaluate
the source for its scientific credibility
|Section I: Write your own definition
for the words in the vocabulary list above. (7 Questions)
Section II: Multiple Choice Focus
Questions (10 Questions)
- What are the four main classifications
of matter? Define them.
- What are some methods one could
use to separate two substances in a mixture?
- Describe what solids, liquids
and gases look like in terms of volume and shape.
- What is the difference between
an endothermic and exothermic change? Name the phase changes that apply
to each type of change.
- What happens to the temperature
of a substance as it is undergoing a phase change? What happens to the
particles as a solid goes to a liquid or as a liquid goes to a gas?
Section III: Compare and Contrast
Terms to Consider (2 Questions)
- Acid: Base
- Element: Compound
- Heterogeneous Mixture: Homogeneous
- Compounds: Mixtures
- Endothermic: Exothermic
- Melting Point: Boiling Point
Section IV & V: Classifying Matter
& Performance Event Focus Questions
- Name some examples of substances
that could be classified as compounds, mixtures, elements or solutions.
- Explain some ways you can tell
if a physical or chemical change has occurred to a substance.
- What are the ideas behind the
Kinetic Theory? According to this theory, what happens to particles
as they are heated?
- What are some items required on
a good graph?
- What is the independent and dependent
variable? Where do they go on a graph?
- Draw a generalized phase change
diagram and label where each phase change occurs. Indicate the phase
changes that are exothermic and endothermic changes.
Section VI: Constructed Response
- Write down 2 questions you expect
to see in this section of the exam.
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