This title provides an overview of chemical reactions. Text includes a simple overview of chemical reactions and examines matter, bonds, energy, physical changes, reactions, acids, bases, chemical equations, and reaction rate. Information is explained using real-world examples and supported with graphics and photos. This book concludes with two simple, kid-friendly experiments. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.