Physical and Chemical Changes Differentiated Reading Passages and Questions
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physical change, chemical change, tearing, cutting, folding, breaking, evaporating, melting, freezing, condensing, burning, cooking, rusting, tarnishing, rotting, decaying, odor
SC.5.P.9.1, SC.4.P.9.1, SC.3.P.9.1, SC.3.P.8.3,
*visible signs of a chemical change that may occur (odor, color change, gas production/bubbles).
*many physical changes to solids and liquids are affected by
temperature change (e.g., melting, freezing, evaporating, condensing, dissolving).
*temperature can cause a chemical change that results in
the formation of a new material with different characteristics (e.g., cooking, decaying plant and animal matter, rusting).
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