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Chemical Properties
Physical Property
A characteristic of matter that
describes matter while keeping the
same identity.
Chemical Property
A characteristic of matter that
describes how matter changes into a
new substance.
1. Chemical Properties
a. Flammability – the ability to catch on fire.
i. Examples:
ii. Non-example:
b. Oxidation – the reaction between oxygen molecules and other
substances; rusting
i. Examples:
Flammability Test
Question: Which of the following liquids are flammable: water, rubbing alcohol, olive oil, and finger nail
polish remover?
Materials:
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IV:
4 glass plates
Lighter
Water
Rubbing alcohol
Olive oil
Polish remover
DV:
Constants:
Hypothesis: If I put a flame near water, rubbing alcohol, olive oil, and polish remover, then ______
because _____________.
Data Table:
Substance
Water
Rubbing Alcohol
Olive Oil
Polish Remover
Flammable? (Yes or No)
Qualitative Observations
Mini Conclusion:
(Answer the questions below using PQPA)
1. What was the purpose of this investigation?
2. Was your hypothesis supported?
3. Which substances have the chemical property of flammability?
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Chemical Properties & Flammability Test