The ThRee Varieties of Matter Elements, Compounds & Mixtures
Elements Made of 1 kind of atom only. Approximately 115 known elements, Found on the Periodic Table such as Hydrogen & Oxygen Learn more about the elements!
Compounds Elements are chemically combined At least 2 different types of atoms bonded together.
Mixtures Any number of elements and compounds combined together The parts of a mixture are NOT chemically combined! This trail-mix is a mixture, but the raisins are still raisins and the chocolate is still chocolate!
Heterogeneous Mixtures This type of mixture has visible differences between parts. “Hetero” means “different.” What do you see in these pictures that are heterogeneous mixtures?
Homogeneous Mixtures Homogenous mixtures are mixtures that look the same or even throughout. “Homo” means “same.” How is milk “straight from the cow” different than the milk you drink? Learn more!
Summary:What variety of matter is: Helium? Water? Kool-Aid? Sand & Water?