Diffusion

This lesson looks at the principle of diffusion and how it is relevant to each state of matter along with factors that can affect it.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which of the following does NOT describe the arrangement of particles in a solid?

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Q2.How would the movement of particles in a gas be described? (Choose 2 answers)

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Q3.Which of the following is a property of a liquid?

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Q4.In which state of matter do the particles have a regular arrangement?

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Q5.I have an unknown substance which is able to change its volume to fill the room it is in. Which state of matter must my substance be?

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Q6.Why are we able to compress gases?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.Which of the following does NOT describe the arrangement of particles in a solid?

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Q2.How would the movement of particles in a gas be described? (Choose 2 answers)

Select two (2) boxes

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Q3.Which of the following is a property of a liquid?

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Q4.In which state of matter do the particles have a regular arrangement?

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Q5.I have an unknown substance which is able to change its volume to fill the room it is in. Which state of matter must my substance be?

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Q6.Why are we able to compress gases?

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Diffusion

This quiz will test your knowledge from this lesson and your prior learning.

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Q1.What is diffusion?

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Q2.In which states of matter are particles randomly arranged?

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Q3.In which states of matter can diffusion happen?

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Q4.Why can't diffusion happen in solids?

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Q5.Which of the following factors does NOT affect the rate of diffusion?

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Q6.What will an increased temperature do to the rate of diffusion?

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Q7.Which of the following is a property of solids?

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Q8.What is a solute?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Diffusion

This quiz will test your knowledge from this lesson and your prior learning.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

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Q1.What is diffusion?

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Q2.In which states of matter are particles randomly arranged?

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Q3.In which states of matter can diffusion happen?

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Q4.Why can't diffusion happen in solids?

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Q5.Which of the following factors does NOT affect the rate of diffusion?

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Q6.What will an increased temperature do to the rate of diffusion?

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Q7.Which of the following is a property of solids?

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Q8.What is a solute?

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Lesson summary: Diffusion

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