11-7-13 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: 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?