Flashcards in Water Distributation and Properties Deck (27)
How much of the earth's surface is covered in water
Where is the majority of the water of earth stored
What percentage of water is available for humans to consume
How is the structure of a water molecule related to unique properties
Water’s structure is what creates all of it’s unique properties.
What is a water molcules covalent bond
Hyrdrogen bonding between water molecules
Draw a big circle with an O in it with a - and draw two smaller circles around the O and put the letter H in them. Then, put a + next to it.
Oppositely charged regions
attraction between the slightly positive end and slightly negative end of different molecules.
an attraction between molecules of the same substance.
Is the caused by cohesion between water molecules along the surface.
Makes the water act like there is an elastic membrane across the surface
an attraction between molecules of different substances.
Water is very ________
Water travels against the
direction of gravity through
the process of adhesion to
the walls of it’s “container”.
_________ is stronger then cohesion
Water’s ______ allows it to dissolve more substances than any other liquid!!
Amount of heat it takes to raise the temperature of 1 gram of a substance 1 degree celsius.
Waters specific heat is very
Why is waters specific heat important for all forms of life
Aquatic animals don’t have to worry about their homes heating up too fast and killing them and Human bodies are about 75% water. Our body temperatures don’t fluctuate very fast! If they did….we would die!
How can water travel against gravity
What property of water makes a surface tension
Water falling as raindrops is an example of
capilary action is anexample of
adhesion and cohesion
water regulating the earths temperature is an example of
Paper towels attract water