Elements, Compounds and Mixtures

By Sophie Waterfield

Elements

An element is a substance made of one single atom.

Examples- Oxygen, Helium, Sodium

Compounds

A compound is something two or more elements chemically bonded.

Examples-Water,Hydrogen Peroxide,Salt

Mixtures

A mixture is a combination of two or more elements like compound but mixtures can be separated.

Examples-Air, Ocean Water,Cement

There are two types of mixtures:heterogeneous and homogeneous.

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