Compare and Contrast

Physical Change and Chemical Change

Physical Change

It can be observed with the senses and can be determined without destroying the object. Example: The color of something changes, The taste changes, and the shape changes or the weight changes.

Chemical Change

It is something that reacts with something else . The original substance is changed once the reaction occurs.

Example: something reacts with something else, rust, flammability and more...

Key words

Exothermic- A reaction or process accompanied by the release of heat.


Endothermic- A reaction or process accompanied by or requiring the absorption of heat.