Chemistry Practicals Class 9

Observation of Mixing of Water with Salt

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About Simulation

  • In this simulation, you will learn the process of preparing a salt solution in water, emphasizing the fundamental particle nature of matter.
  • By observing the formation of ions and understanding the molecular interactions occurring during the dissolution process, you gain insight into the behaviour of substances when they dissolve.
  • The simulation offers a unique opportunity to explore and comprehend complex concepts without the requirement of physical materials or access to laboratory settings.
  • You will analyze experimental evidence presented within the simulation, which serves to reinforce the foundational understanding of matter's particle-based nature.

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  • Through hands-on exploration and guided learning, you can deepen your understanding of chemical processes and phenomena related to the dissolution of substances in water.

Simulation Details

Duration – 30 Minutes
Easily Accessible
Languages – Odia & English
Platforms – Android & Windows


The nature of matter revolves around the understanding that everything around us is composed of tiny particles. These particles, though too small to see individually, come together to form the substances we encounter daily. This understanding forms the basis of particle theory.

Particle Theory of Matter:

According to the particle theory of matter:

  • All matter, whether it’s a solid, liquid, or gas, is made up of tiny, discrete particles.
  • There are spaces between these particles, creating voids.
  • Particles are always in motion, either vibrating in place (solids), sliding past each other (liquids), or moving freely (gases).
  • Particles attract each other, and the strength of this attraction determines the state of matter (solid, liquid, or gas).
  • The arrangement of particles differs among solids, liquids, and gases. In solids, particles are tightly packed and arranged in a fixed pattern. In liquids, particles are close but can move past one another. In gases, particles are spread far apart and move freely.

Dissolving salt in water exemplifies the particle theory of matter. When salt (NaCl) is added to water (H2O):

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  • The salt particles interact with water molecules.
  • Water molecules, being polar, attract the ions in salt particles.
  • By surrounding the salt particles, water molecules separate the sodium and chloride ions due to their attraction.
  • The voids between water molecules allow salt particles to fit in without changing the water’s volume.

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Requirements for this Science Experiment

Common salt Distilled water Empty beaker Glass rod Marker

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