The boiling of water is an example of physical change, as there is no change in the chemical composition of water.
Any change to the physical properties of a substance is called a physical change. Physical properties include size, shape, colour and state (solid/liquid/gas) of a substance.
Listed below are properties of physical change
- Physical change is a temporary change.
- Only Physical properties are affected
- Its composition remains the same despite its molecules being rearranged.
Listed below are few examples of physical changes
- Boiling of water
- Melting of wax
- Freezing of water
- Sublimation of dry ice
- Crushing of paper