Science

By: Abigail Simon

Matter

Physical Property

Definition: a characteristic that can be observed without changing the substance.


Examples:

  • Color
  • Hardness
  • Texture

Chemical Property

Definition: a characteristic that is observed when it interacts with another substance.


Examples:

  • Rusting
  • Flammability
  • Solubility

Physical Change

Definition: a change in matter that does not affect its chemical composition.


Examples:

  • Ice-Water-Vapor
  • Ripping Paper
  • Cutting Hair

Chemical Change

Definition: a change in substance into a new substance.


Examples:

  • Burning Wood
  • Lighting Candle
  • Digesting Food


5 indicators:

  • Color Change
  • Gas Produced
  • Temperature Change
  • New Substance Formed
  • Odors Produced