Separating Mixtures

15 Questions  I  By Hrobinson on October 9, 2009
Quiz to see how much more learning Mrs. Robinson's class needs to do on the topic of 'separating mixtures'.

  
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1.  To get salt out of a solution (separating salt from water) we could try.....
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2.  If Jo wants to get the iron filings out of some sand, what could she use to separate these two solids?
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3.  Evaporation means going from a liquid to a ____________.[Choose from: liquid, solid, gas]
4.  Melting means going from a __________ to a liquid.[Choose from: liquid, solid, gas]
5.  Condensing means going from a gas to a ____________.[Choose from: liquid, solid, gas]            HINT! Dew is water condensing out of the air onto the grass.
6.  Freezing means going from a liquid to a ____________.[Choose from: liquid, solid, gas]
7.  If I pour the water off after I boil the potatoes, what is this an example of?[I am separating the solid potatoes from the liquid hot water]
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8.  I am making lip balm. I have to pour my cooked mixture through some muslin (fabric). What am I doing to the mixture?[I am separating the solid bits from the liquid bits: the liquid can fit through the tiny holes in the muslin fabric]
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9.  I put dirty water into a funnel with a paper lining. Clean water comes out of the funnel into my beaker and solid dirt gets left behind on the paper. This is an example of ____________
10.  When rain falls, this is because the water vapour in the clouds is condensing into liquid _________?
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11.  Which of the following is NOT a mixture?
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12.  Which of the following mixtures could NOT be separated into its components by DECANTING.
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13.  If something has been dissolved in water, how could I separate it from the water again?
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14.  Which of these are methods of separating a solid from a liquid?
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15.  Which of these methods could be used to separate an insoluble solid from a soluble solid.[HINT: soluble means WILL dissolve; insoluble means WON'T dissolve]
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It's a little hard because it's kinda confusing and I never heard those other things before. And I kinda thought that it's hard in the identify things part.
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