Physical and Chemical Changes

A physical change changes the LOOK of matter, but it is still the same kind of matter.

Examples: tearing paper, ice melting

A chemical change  changes matter into other kinds of matter

Examples: a gas is formed; iron rusting, a candle giving off light and heat


The audio is not so great on this next one, but I thought it gave a great overview of the topic:

Worksheets/Paper Activities

Online Activities

Internet4Classooms - links to many online activities


Check out my Pinterest board for experiment ideas to illustrate chemical and physical changes: