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By Greg Young

During this attractive biography, childrens will examine the attention-grabbing existence, theories, and discoveries of Alfred Wegener. From his time in Greenland learning meteorology with sizzling balloons to his concept of Pangea, readers could be desirous to examine extra approximately Wegener's contributions to technological know-how and the strides he took in the direction of constructing the learn of plate tectonics. The easy-to-read textual content, available word list, worthwhile index, and interesting evidence paintings together with the full of life photographs and pleasing lab job to have interaction readers from starting to end!

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What was the percentage composition of the compound CW? To find out, first divide the weight, in grams, of element C by the weight of the compound CW. Why should you multiply that decimal fraction by 100 to find the percentage? How can you find the percentage of W in the same compound? Repeat the experiment, but prepare only about half as many molecules of the compound CW. ” Then decompose the compound into the elements C and W. What was the percentage composition of the compound? How do the results of these two experiments illustrate the law of constant proportions?

What about Epsom salt (magnesium sulfate)? Is it soluble in water? In methanol? 44 Identifying Substances ● Design and carry out experiments to find the maximum weight of kosher salt, Epsom salt, and sugar that can be dissolved in 100 mL of water at room temperature. Which solid is most soluble? Which is least soluble? ● Carry out additional experiments to determine how temperature affects the solubility of these solids in water. Then plot graphs of solubility, in grams per 100 mL of water, vs.

Like other chemists of that time, Dalton knew that elements were pure substances, and that different elements could combine to form compounds. To explain what made an element pure, Dalton developed what has come to be known as the atomic theory. He proposed that all matter is made up of tiny, indivisible, indestructible particles called atoms. According to his theory, the atoms of any one element are identical to each other but different from the atoms of any other element. Atoms of different elements differ in weight.

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