Mixtures, Solutions, and Suspensions
Students continue to investigate matter by examining mixtures. They concentrate on two speciﬁc types of mixtures—solutions and suspensions. Students show that mixtures can be separated by their physical properties. They observe how solutions can be separated by paper chromatography, then apply this method to solving a “crime.”
Learn by Reading
For additional content-area reading, check out the Houghton Mifflin Science eBook: Grade 5, Unit E, pages 60–63.