There are more than 100 elements. Elements combine in a multitude of ways to produce compounds that account for all living and nonliving substances. Few elements are found in their pure form.
Students will understand and apply scientific concepts, principles, and theories pertaining to the physical setting and living environment and recognize the historical development of ideas in science.
Matter is made up of particles whose properties determine the observable characteristics of matter and its reactivity.
Develop mental models to explain common chemical reactions and changes in states of matter.