Branches of Chemistry
study of most carbon containing compounds.
study of non-organic substances, many of which have organic fragments bonded to metals. (organometallics)
study of the properties and change of matter and their relation to energy.
identification of the components and composition of materials.
study of substances and processes occurring in living things.
use of math and computers to understand principals behind observed chem. behavior.
vertical columns of the period table.
an element that has some characteristics of nonmetals.
an element that is a good electronic & good heat conductor
an element that is a poor conductor of heat & electricity.
horizontal rows of the periodic table.
Is carried out for the sake of increasing knowledge such as how and why something occurs.
Used to solve a problem
Involves the production and use of products that improve our quality of life.
Derived SI Units
mass/volume of substance
mass/ amount of substance
solid ex. ice
liquid ex: water