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Physical Properties

Properties you can observe using your five senses seeing, hearing, touching, smelling, tasting.

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Chemical Properties

properties that describe how a substance combines with other substances to form new chemicals or how a substance breaks up into two or more different substances

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Flammability

an indicator of how easily a substance catches fire

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Reactivity

a measure of how likely a particular metal is to take part in a displacement reaction

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Toxicity

the danger to your health caused when poisonous substances combine with chemicals in your body to produce new substances and damaging effects

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Chemical reaction

a chemical change in which one or more new chemical substances are produced

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Reactant

chemical substance used up in a chemical reaction. Some chemical bonds in a reactant are broken during the reaction.

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Products

new chemical substance that results from a chemical reaction

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Precipitate

solid product of a chemical reaction that does not dissolve in water

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Burning

Combining a substance with oxygen in a flame

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Oxidation

Chemical reaction involving the loss of electrons by a substance

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Fossil fuel

Substance, such as coal, oil and natural gas, that has formed frr

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Combustion

The process of combining with oxygen, most commonly burying with a flame.