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Introduction to phases

Compounds are found in different phases at different temperatures. The three phases are solid, liquid and gas. SOLIDS In a solid the particles that make up a material are packed very close together in a regular structure. A solid keeps its shape and does not become the shape of its

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How to make soap – part 1

The two necessary ingredients to make soap are lye (a base) and oils or fats. Oils and fats are easy to find. You can use animal fat or plant oils – whatever is easy to get. Lye is not easy to buy. Lye must be made. WARNING: Lye is caustic

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