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Chemical Reactions MB
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  • 1. Chemistry
  • 2. elements
    An element is a pure substance consisting of only one type of atom.
    It is distinguished by it’s atomic number, or the number of protons in it’s nucleus.
  • 3. atoms
    An atom is a basic unit of matter. Also it is the smallest recognized division of a chemical element.
  • 4. metals
    A metal is a chemical element, compound or alloy, characterised by high electrical and heat conductivity. It’s also ductile (it can be stretched without breaking) and tensile (it can be bent without breaking).
  • 5. non-metals
    A non-metals (such as hydrogen & carbon) are poor conductors of heat & electricity, and are dull and brittle in solid form. The usually have lower densities, freezing points and boiling points than metals.
  • 6. the periodic table
    The periodic table is a display of all the pure chemical elements. The current standard table contains 117 elements.
  • 7. compounds
    A compound is two or more different elements fused together. Some examples are aluminium, baking soda and tin.
  • 8. chemical reactions
    A chemical reaction is a process that leads to the transformation of one set of chemical substances to another. Examples are a plant changing sunlight into energy or metal going rusty.
  • 9. identification
    You can tell if there is a chemical reaction happening because either heat, light, precipitate or gas will be produced.
  • 10. Chemical changes
    A chemical changes is when the bonds of an object are broken and new bonds are formed, creating a new substance (e.g. cooking, corn kernals into popcorn).
  • 11. physical changes
    In a physical change, the substance doesn’t change chemically at all, but takes on a different form (e.g. water freezing and melting)
  • 12. reaction rate
    A reaction rate is the rate that two substances combine to form a chemical reaction. For example, iron rusting is a slow reaction rate. Fire burning a log into charcoal is a fast reaction rate.
  • 13. Factors of reaction rate
    . Concentration – how diluted or pure the substance is.
    . Temperature – how hot/cold the environment is.
    . Catalyst – whether or not there is another substance to provide a pathway.
    . Surface area – powder is going to dissolve faster than a tablet.