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Matthews HC1: Unit 1

resource for honors chem 1 students

Unit 1

Measurement and Physical and Chemical Properties

Learning Targets

  1. Distinguish between a mixture and a pure substance.
  2. Distinguish between a homogeneous and heterogeneous mixture.
  3. Identify a change as physical or chemical and give examples from class.
  4. Identify a property as physical or chemical.
  5. Distinguish between intensive properties and extensive properties.
  6. Distinguish between qualitative and quantitative observations.
  7. Carry out conversions by using the factor label method.
  8. Multiply and divide by using scientific notation (no calculator).
  9. Convert from the Fahrenheit scale to Celcius and vice versa.
  10. Convert from the Celcius scale to Kelvin and vice versa.
  11. Distinguish between accuracy and precision.
  12. Calculate the percent error of a measurement.
  13. Determine the number of significant figures in a measurement.
  14. Round off a calculation to the correct number of significant figures.
  15. Calculate the density of a liquid from a set of micropycnometer data.
  16. Solve a practical problem by using the factor label method.

Physical vs. Chemical Changes

Converting Units when the Units are Squared