This edition: Solutions: Mixing it Up!
This lesson provides a real-world look at the role of mixtures and solutions in our lives. You will begin by exploring the different types of mixtures and their characteristics. Then you will move on to learn about a special type of mixture called a solution. Although you have heard the term solution many times before, you will be surprised by how prominent solutions are in society and the many forms they take. You will explore real-world examples of solutions, including what constitutes a solution, the role certain properties play in how they function and are used, as well as ways to measure and talk about solutions. From reading labels in the food and drinks you consume, to the cleaning solutions you use around the house, to the varied strengths of the medicines you take, solutions are all around.