PHYSICAL VS. CHEMICAL PROPERTIES & CHANGES 2
Part 1 - Indicate whether each of the following describes a chemical or a physical property.
1.    Sulfur is a bright yellow solid.
2.    Sulfur has a low melting point.
3.    Sulfur causes silver to tarnish.
4.    Aluminum is very malleable.
5.    Monuments made of copper corrode in acid rain.
6.    Copper is a good conductor of electricity.
Part 2 - Classify the following as chemical or physical properties.
7.    color                                  14.    solubility
8.    reactivity                             15.    expansion
9.    flammability                        16.    melting point
10.    odor                                          17.    rusting
11.    porosity                                      18.    reacts with oxygen
12.    stability                             19.    density
13.    ductility                             20.    conductivity
Part 3 - Indicate whether these changes are chemical, physical, or nuclear.
21.    Lead reacts with acid in a car battery.                31.    burning of gasoline
22.    Gasoline burns in a car engine.                        32.    liquefying oxygen
23.    Frost forms on a car window.                           33.    digestion of food
24.    Formation of plutonium from uranium.             34.    tarnishing of silver
25.    Formation of clouds from water vapor.             35.    magnetizing steel
26.    formation of dew on grass                               36.    reacting sodium and water
27.    melting of ice cream                                       37.    dissolving sugar in water
28.    exploding of dynamite                                    38.    burning sugar to produce carbon
29.    fission of uranium                                           39.    decay of radon to lead
30.    sublimation of moth balls                                40.    fusion of hydrogen into helium


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