Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures

By: Logan Fortner

Pure Substances

  • Matter that is composed of only one type of substance.

    • Elements

      • Gold

      • Copper

      • Neon

    • Compound

      • Bronze

      • Salt

Elements

Characteristics:


  • Element's Symbol
  • Atomic Number
  • Atomic Mass.

Compounds

  • A pure substance composed of two or more different elements joined by chemical bonds


  • Made of elements in a specific ratio that is always the same

  • Has a chemical formulaCa

  • Can only be separated by chemical means, not physically

Common Compounds

Baking Soda

Bleach

Marble

Epsom Salt

Common Mixtures

  • Lemon juice and tea
  • Honey and tea
  • Milk and chocolate
  • Coffee and cream
  • Cream and sugar
  • Coffee and sugar

  • For example Coffee and Sugar (you can separate them back into their own simple selves. But in this example the sugar would dissolve in the coffee but it can be separate before hand)