Grade 9 Science Chemistry Unit Sydney Dennis-Birnbaum SNC1D PHYSICAL and CHEMICAL PROPERTIES Use your textbook, starting on page 16, the glossary (at the back) or even a dictionary (or dictionary.com) to find scientific definitions of the following terms. Also create a sentence for each term that uses the words that describe each property. For example, for Brittleness- write the definition followed by a sentence, such as ‘The bone was very brittle.’ Physical Property: any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions Examples of physical property: Brittleness- the physical property of a substance that shatters easily Clarity- the physical property that determines how much light is able to pass through a substance. Color- the quality of an object or substance with respect to light reflected by the object, usually determined visually by measurement of hue, saturation and brightness of the reflected light. Density- the mass per unit of volume of a substance expressed in kilograms per
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