Physical Change Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples


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Which is NOT an example of a physical change?

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1. Melting ice is an example of a change in ___.

2. Folding a piece of a paper into a bird changes the ___ of the paper.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A physical change is a certain kind of change to matter. In this quiz, you'll be asked about examples of physical changes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet tests your ability to:

  • Pick out a physical change among a group of changes
  • Describe different kinds of physical changes
  • Know what type of change does NOT cause the substance itself to change

Skills Practiced

In this assessment, you'll practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - remember what you learned about physical changes
  • Critical thinking - use your knowledge to identify whether something is a physical change or not
  • Distinguishing differences - tell the difference between types of physical changes

Additional Learning

For more information on physical changes, watch the accompanying lesson called Physical Change Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples. You'll learn about the following physical changes:

  • State
  • Shape
  • Texture
  • Color