What is a physical change and how can we identify them?

In this lesson, we find out what happens during a physical change, look at examples of physical changes and complete our own investigation into the physical change that occurs when chocolate melts.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Particles in a solid

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Q2.Liquids can be compressed because there are spaces between the particles.

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Q3.Gases can flow because the particles are able to move in all directions.

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Q4.What happens to particles when they are heated?

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Q5.Which of the following is condensation?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Particles in a solid

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Q2.Liquids can be compressed because there are spaces between the particles.

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Q3.Gases can flow because the particles are able to move in all directions.

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Q4.What happens to particles when they are heated?

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Q5.Which of the following is condensation?

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What is a physical change and how can we identify them?

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Q1.Liquids can flow because ...

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Q2.When water becomes ice the process is called ...

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Q3.Burning paper is an example of a physical change.

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Q4.Sugar dissolving in water is an example of a physical change.

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Q5.A ceramic bowl smashing is not an example of a physical change.

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Quiz:

What is a physical change and how can we identify them?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Liquids can flow because ...

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Q2.When water becomes ice the process is called ...

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Q3.Burning paper is an example of a physical change.

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Q4.Sugar dissolving in water is an example of a physical change.

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Q5.A ceramic bowl smashing is not an example of a physical change.

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Lesson summary: What is a physical change and how can we identify them?

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