Presentation on theme: "What makes a mixture a solution?. What is a solution? A solution is a mixture of two or more substances. So, what make a solution a special type of mixture?"— Presentation transcript:
What makes a mixture a solution?
What is a solution? A solution is a mixture of two or more substances. So, what make a solution a special type of mixture? A solution is homogenous- that means all the particles are evenly mixed throughout the solution.
What is a solution? A solution can exist in any state: Solid Brass is a solid solution. Brass is an alloy (a homogenous mixture) of copper and zinc. Liquid Sugar water is a liquid solution. Sugar water is a homogenous mixture of sugar and water. Gas Air is a gaseous solution. Air is a homogenous solution of nitrogen, oxygen, and carbon dioxide.
Comparing a Mixture and Solution Mixture Solution + + sand water sugar You can separate the sand from the water by filtering. The sugar is dissolved in the water. The sugar particles are evenly distributed in the water.
Looking at Solutions Flavored drinks Chocolate milk Cement What makes these solutions ?
Comparing Solutions crayons lemonade bronze blood How are these solutions similar and how are they different ?
3 Sentence Summary In your science notebook, write 3 sentences to summarize your understanding of solutions. Write one question you still have. You may include pictures.