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3.2: Properties and Changes of Matter

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12

Student Behavioral Objectives

The student will:

  • explain the difference between physical and chemical properties of matter.
  • list examples of physical properties.
  • list examples of chemical properties.
  • classify properties as chemical properties or physical properties.
  • explain the difference between physical and chemical changes in matter.
  • list examples of physical changes.
  • list examples of chemical changes.
  • classify changes as physical changes or chemical changes.

Timing, Standards, Activities

Timing and California Standards
Lesson Number of 60 min periods CA Standards
Properties and Changes of Matter 1.5 None

Activities for Lesson 2

Laboratory Activities

1. Chemical and Physical Changes


1. Separating Mixtures: Extracting Iron from Breakfast Cereral


1. Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures Worksheet

Extra Readings

1. None

Answers for Properties and Changes of Matter (L2) Review Questions

  • Sample answers to these questions are available upon request. Please send an email to teachers-requests@ck12.org to request sample answers.

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