BrainPOP

Compounds and Mixtures

Ready to mix it up a little? Let Tim and Moby show you the difference between a compound and a mixture in this BrainPOP movie! Which blend looks nothing like its original elements? Which is more difficult to undo? Which can be separated using mechanical means? And what’s the difference between heterogeneous and homogenous mixtures, anyway? Tim and Moby answer all these questions — and even explain the differences between salt water and salad dressing! Yum!

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What’s the difference between a mixture and a compound?

What is a colloid?

Does the type of bonding affect the physical properties of a compound?