Solids, liquids and gases

This lesson will overlap with the particle model of matter from physics. It will discuss what happens when substances melt and boil. For higher tier it will explain why our models of particles are limited and the issues this can cause.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which type of bonding is a shared pair of electrons?

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Q2.Which type of bonding is a transfer of electrons?

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Q3.Which type of bonding is positive metal ions in a 'sea' of delocalised electrons?

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Q4.What is an alloy?

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Q5.Why are alloys often preferred over pure metals?

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Quiz:

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

Q1.Which type of bonding is a shared pair of electrons?

1/5

Q2.Which type of bonding is a transfer of electrons?

2/5

Q3.Which type of bonding is positive metal ions in a 'sea' of delocalised electrons?

3/5

Q4.What is an alloy?

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Q5.Why are alloys often preferred over pure metals?

5/5

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Quiz:

Solids, Liquids and Gases

This quiz will test your knowledge from this lesson and previous lessons

Question 1

Question 2

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Question 5

Q1.Which of these is the correct order for the states of matter in order of increasing energy?

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Q2.Which of these state symbols is for when a substance is dissolved in water?

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Q3.Mercury has a melting point of -38ᵒC and a boiling point of 357ᵒC. What state will it be at room temperature?

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Q4.Why is mercury an unusual element?

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Q5.HT only: Which one of these is a limitation of the particle model?

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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:

Solids, Liquids and Gases

This quiz will test your knowledge from this lesson and previous lessons

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of these is the correct order for the states of matter in order of increasing energy?

1/5

Q2.Which of these state symbols is for when a substance is dissolved in water?

2/5

Q3.Mercury has a melting point of -38ᵒC and a boiling point of 357ᵒC. What state will it be at room temperature?

3/5

Q4.Why is mercury an unusual element?

4/5

Q5.HT only: Which one of these is a limitation of the particle model?

5/5

Lesson summary: Solids, liquids and gases

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