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3.7 Early Notions of Elements and Compounds




A brief overview of the ancient notions of elements as first proposed by Aristotle. The frequent reference to “J.D.” is to serve as a reminder that you shouldn’t be memorizing these peoples names in place of recognizing what it was they accomplished. Duration: 4:15.



3.7a Did you read the summary of this video lesson to learn why the author keeps referring to
3.7b What was Boyles definition of an element?
3.7c What was Lavoisier’s explanation of a compound?

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