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the use of mathematics and computers to understand the principles behind observed chemical behavior and to design and predict the properties of new compounds
research that typically involves the production and use of products that improve our quality of life
the smallest unit of an element or compound that retains all of the properties of that element or compound
a characteristic that can be observed or measured without changing the identity of the substance
a characteristic relates to a substance's ability to undergo changes that transform it into different substances
a change in a substance that does not involve a change in the identity of the substance
a pure substance that cannot be broken down into simpler, stable substances and is made of one type of atom
a substance that cn be broken down into simpler stable structures and is made from the atoms of two or more elements that are chemicallt bonded
a chart in which elements areorganized into groups based on similar chemicals properties
elements on the left side and center of the periodic table that are malleale, ductile, and good conductors of heat and electricity
elements on the right side of the periodic table that are brittle and are poor conductors of heat and electricity
Lanthanide and Actinide series
two sets of mtallic elements placed below the periodic table to keep the table from being to wide
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