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Christian Kids Explore Chemistry Unit One

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chemistry
The structured and formal study of matter, how it can change and how it reacts with other matter.
chemist
A specially trained scientist who studies and works with matter.
Matter
Anything that has weight and takes up and occupies space.
biology
The study of living things.
biochemistry
The study of living things.
organic chemistry
The study of matter that contains carbon.
inorganic chemistry
The study of matter that does not contain carbon.
lab coat
A smock or shirt that protects a chemists clothing from chemicals. It also has some pockets for holding pencils, safety goggles etc.
safety glasses
Glasses that protect a chemist's eyes during experiments.
apparatus
the equipment that a chemist uses including containers, funnels and tubing.
interpolate
To estimate a measurement.
atoms
The smallest part of an element that can exist alone. All matter is made up of atoms.
energy
Light electricity and heat. Energy is used and produced in chemical reactions
physics
The study of both matter and energy in great detail
states
All matter can exist in three states. Solid, liquid and gas.
physical properties
Characteristics of matter such as color, odor, taste, boiling point and melting point.
chemical properties
The various ways matter reacts with other types of matter in a chemical reaction.
element
the purest form of matter that exists.
compound
A substance that is made up of two or more elements
mixtures
A combination of two or more substances or compounds that are physically combined, mixed together, but not chemically bonded.