Ch 16: Chemical Changes in Materials

About This Chapter

Review the important topics surrounding chemical changes with our informative chapter. You can read through the entire chapter as a great test prep exercise, or just focus on the individual lessons that you need to in order to get the best score possible on an upcoming exam.

Chemical Changes in Materials - Chapter Summary

These lessons help you understand important chemical changes and how they affect different kinds of materials. Additionally, our instructors explain how to identify chemical reactions. You'll also learn about the process of oxidation, which is also called rusting, and some of the methods used to prevent it from happening. Once you complete this chapter, you will be ready to:

  • Explain how to tell if a chemical change is happening
  • Give examples of non-reversible chemical changes
  • Describe the characteristics of bases and acids

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