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Chapter 11 - Matter and Its Properties - Lesson 3

4th Grade - What are mixtures and solutions?
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mixture
two or more substances that are combined without changing any of them (ex. granola, salad, air, fog)
solution
a uniform mixture of two or more substances in a single state of matter (ex. sugar or salt water evenly mixed)
solubility
the measure of how much of a material will dissolve in another material (ex. how well salt dissolves in water)
suspension
a kind of mixture in which particles of one ingredient are floating in another ingredient (ex. orange juice pulp, salad dressing oil, mud, fog)
What happens when a solid forms a solution with a liquid?
The solid dissolves in the liquid