Physical & Chemical Properties

By Ruby Day, 5th period

Physical Change

A change that alters the form or appearance of a substance, but does not make the material into another substance.


Examples:

Chopping Wood

Molding Clay

Breaking glass

Bending Copper Wire Into New Shapes

Chemical Property

A characteristic that is observed when a substance interacts with another substance.


Examples:

Flammability

Rusting

Toxicity

Chemical Stability

Physical Property

A characteristic of a substance that can be observed without changing the substance into something else.


Examples:

Hardness

Texture

Color

Tempeture

Chemical Change

A change in matter that produces new substances.


Examples:

Souring of Milk

Burning of Wood

Baking a Cake

Explosion of Fireworks


The Five Indicators:

Change in Color

Change in Odor

Change in Temperature

Formation of a Solid

Formation of Bubbles