Study Guide Chapter 4 Elements, Compounds and
Mixtures- Test Wednesday December 3, 2014
Make sure you know the following:
What an element is
What are the 3 categories of elements?
What a mixture is
What is a compound?
What is a pure substance?
How to tell the difference between an element, mixture and a compound
Both homogeneous and heterogeneous mixtures what do they mean and
examples of each
What a suspension is
What a solution is
What a solvent is
What a solute is
What a colloid is
Examples of each
How to tell the difference between a suspension, a solution and a colloid: in
terms of particle size, filtering and scattering of light.
Separation techniques for mixtures: filtration, distillation, centrifuge,
Separation techniques for compounds: chemical reactions and electrolysis
What are metals, metalloids and non-metals and their properties?
Physical and chemical properties of elements
How can the rate at which a substance dissolves be increased?
Reread Chapter 4, study your notes, review pods, homework and classwork
worksheets, try to answer the review questions from the book and go over all
the section reviews. Utilize the online text book resources.

Study Guide Chapter 4 Elements, Compounds and Mixtures