WS Phys & Chem Properties

Name: ________________________
Date: __________________
Period: ________
WS Physical & Chemical Properties
1. What is matter?
What is matter made of?
2. Sketch a picture of exactly 5 atoms of a solid, a liquid, and a gas.
Describe each in terms of Particle Spacing, Potential for Movement, and Filling a Container.
Particle Spacing:
Potential for Movement:
(describe amount and
freedom of motion)
3. What is the difference between a chemical and a physical property?
4. Copper is a reddish-brown metal that is easily stretched to make wires.
Are these characteristics examples of physical or chemical properties of copper?
______________ property
5. Which of the following properties are physical properties and which are chemical properties?
a) Water boils at 100oC. __________________________
b) Aluminum reacts with hydrochloric acid to produce hydrogen. ______________________
c) A small piece of gallium metal melts if you hold it in your hand. _____________________
d) Copper is a conductor of electricity. ______________________
e) The density of ice is 0.92 g/cm3. _______________________
f) Sugar turns black when heated for a long time. _______________________
g) Chlorine combines with sodium to form sodium chloride. ______________________
h) Calcium carbonate, the major constituent of many antacid tablets, neutralizes stomach acid.