2.3 Balancing Chemical Equations

Syllabus Statement Link

IQ: How do the properties of substances help us to classify and separate them?

  •  explore homogeneous mixtures and heterogeneous mixtures through practical investigations

Learning Intentions (L.I)

At the end of this section, you should be able to:

  • explain the difference between a homogeneous and heterogeneous mixture.
  • draw diagrams to prepresent these types of mixtures.
  • provide common examples of these mixture types
  • state features of these mixtures that allow a substanbce to be classified into each mixture type.

Sucess Criteria (S.C)

You should be able to do the following to illustrate your understanding of the content:

1) Draw a diagram of each type of mixture using shapes to distinguish between mixture components.

2) Correctly explain why a mixture can be classified as either homogeneous or heterogeneous based on its properties.

3) Correctly state common examples of the mixture types.