Colloids and Suspensions

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Examine the properties of colloids and suspensions. A slide show defines each mixture and explains their properties. Pupils learn to identify each mixture and compare them to solutions. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners sort a list of mixtures into colloids, suspensions, and solutions
  • Test several examples of mixtures using the Tyndall Effect
Classroom Considerations

  • Individuals should have knowledge of mixtures and solutions prior to the lesson
  • The lesson is the fifth in a series of seven

  • Highlights new vocabulary
  • Uses a flow chart to describe the various levels of mixtures

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