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Discuss volume, compressibility, density, conductivity, malleability, reactivity, molecular composition, freezing, melting and boiling points. Describe simple laboratory techniques that can be used to separate homogeneous and heterogeneous mixtures (e.g. filtration, distillation, chromatography, evaporation).
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A National Board Certified Teacher and Presidential Awardee for outstanding math and science teaching demonstrates a hands-on laboratory activity series to see which halogen/halide combinations will result in redox reactions.
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