chemical and physical_brochure

What is Matter?
Descriptions & differences between chemical &
physical changes:
Interactive site for students & teachers to
become more familiar with mass and weight:
Good information on the differences between
solids, liquids, and gases:
PowerPoint on matter:
Webquest and experiments on Chemical &
Physical Changes:
What is Matter?
becomes liquid water. The solid ice and liquid
water have the same composition. The only
difference is the form.
Chemical Changes: During a chemical change,
substances are changed into different
substances and the composition of the
substance changes.
Physical changes are relatively easy to identify.
If only the form of a substance changes, you
It's the Fourth of July in Providence, Rhode
have observed a physical change.
Island. Brilliant fireworks are exploding in the
night sky. When you look at the fireworks,
you see dazzling sparkles of red, white and
blue trickle down in all directions.
The explosion of fireworks is an example of
chemical change.
A common physical change occurs when
matter changes from one phase to another.
When an ice cube melts for example, it