Look at the periodic table below. It has been color coded to show the three main categories of elements: metals, metalloids and nonmetals.
Scientists describe substances using the substances' physical properties or chemical properties. A physical property is a characteristic of matter that can be seen through direct observation, while a chemical property is a characteristic of matter that can only be observed when one substance changes into a different substance.
Let's see if you can distinguish between physical properties and chemical properties.
Directions: Drag the following terms to the correct location. Each new term and its definition will be provided when the current term is sorted.