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Properties of Water

Properties of Water. Primarily due to polarity. Video1 “Properties of water” – 4 ½ min Why is ice less dense than water? How does ice floating on water impact the survival of the living organisms Draw the water structure. How does the term “polar” describe the water molecule?

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Properties of Water

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  1. Properties of Water Primarily due to polarity

  2. Video1 “Properties of water” – 4 ½ min • Why is ice less dense than water? • How does ice floating on water impact the survival of the living organisms • Draw the water structure. • How does the term “polar” describe the water molecule? • What is the intermolecular force between water molecules called? • Explain surface tension in water

  3. Molecule • two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom • v-shaped triangular molecule • hydrogen bonds • Polarity • properties Intro to water

  4. Water is a molecule made up of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom. It has the formula H2O. When oxygen and hydrogen combine (H-O-H) they form a v-shaped triangular molecule. While water molecules are electrically neutral, the oxygen atom holds a small negative charge and the two hydrogen atoms hold small positive charges. Water molecules are attracted to each other, creating hydrogen bonds. These bonds determine almost every physical property of water and many of its chemical properties too. Scientists believe this unusual electrical balancing, called polarity, gives water some of its remarkable properties Intro to Water

  5. Polarity • Hydrogen bond • Cohesion • Adhesion • Surface tension • Capillary action • Specific heat Terms to know by the end of the lessonVideo 2

  6. Water Physical Properties (review) • At what temperature in Celsius does water start boiling? • At what temperature in Celsius does water start melting? • At what temperature in Celsius does water start freezing? • What is the density of water?

  7. Water has a high specific heat capacity • Water has the ability to absorb a lot of heat with a relatively small increase in temperature • Water has one of the highest specific heat capacity This allows marine organisms to avoid drastic temperature fluctuations in the seawater. This allows orchards grown on the coast to survive hot summers and severe winters. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qeDZQ9-gsjY

  8. Water “acts” like a magnetVideo 4

  9. Lewis e-dot structure of water molecule2 lone pairs – accounts for its bent shape

  10. Water molecule is V-shaped - BENT

  11. Thinking critically Videos5&6 If matter expands when heated, and contracts when cooled, why does ice expand (increase in volume) when water freezes?

  12. When water freezes, it goes from a mixed up liquid state where all these V's are just sliding around each other, to an ordered crystalline solid state where all the V's have to connect with each other in nice orderly solid shapes.

  13. The closest and easiest solid crystal shape for something that exists as a 104.5 degree V is a hexagonal (really tetrahedral in 3D) crystal. Think of it as a flat hexagonal snowflake shape, but it really goes in three dimensions. The water molecules want to do this because to them it "feels" nicer--that is: they feel less strain and they can get into a lower energy state by getting into this nice orderly hexagonal crystal.

  14. Critical Thinking:If ice were more dense than liquid water, how would this impact the survival of the marine life?(The floating layer of ice insulates the liquid water below, so that it wouldn’t freeze – this makes the ocean environment to easier to live in) video clip “Why ice float “

  15. As we know – water is neutral (equal number of e- & p+ = zero Net Charge) • But because the O atom is more electronegative than the H atoms – electrons spend more of their time nearer the oxygen. (O atom attracts more than its “fair” share” of electrons). • This gives water a slight overall charge. The oxygen end “acts” negative. The hydrogen end “acts” positive. • This charge is called polarity H2O is Polar

  16. Oxygen “pulls” closer to it creating positive and negative sides of the polar molecule.

  17. Water is Polar

  18. What is electronegativity? • How does it change across a period? • Down a group? • What is the most electronegative element on the PT? • Least electronegative? • Which of the two elements, S or N, has a greater ability to attract another atom’s valence electrons? Blast from the past:

  19. I am more electronegative than selenium, but less electronegative than chlorine? Who am I?

  20. Electronegativity values-how to determine if a bond is polar or not-polarOxygen – 3.44Hydrogen – 2.20Difference in values– 1.24 (polar bond) The bond is polar if the difference is between 0.5 - 1.7.Non-polar = or less than 0.5Ionic = or greater than 1.7

  21. Other examples of polar molecules (no lone pairs): Oxygen is more electronegative Carbon is more electronegative

  22. Non-polar molecule(lone pair):

  23. Water can dissolve more substances than any other solvent. • Give examples of substances that water can dissolve. • The dissolving power of water is very important for life on Earth. Wherever water goes, it carries dissolved chemicals, minerals, and nutrients that are used to support living things. Water is a universal solvent

  24. Water (polar) + Styrofoam (non-polar) Acetone (nonpolar) + Styrofoam (non-polar) “Like dissolves like”(due to its polarity)

  25. Polarity really does allow bonding • They are hydrogen bonds and they are weak • They last for fractions of a second • Continuously break and reform video clip “Water molecule Part 1” - bonds breaking and reforming Polar Bonding

  26. Hydrogen Bonds (Formed between a highly Electronegative atom of a polar molecule and a hydrogen (O-H) Opposites attract

  27. This model to show the attraction between H and O – hydrogen bonding

  28. Forces due to polarity Cohesion Adhesion

  29. Attraction between particles of the same substance (why water is attracted to itself) • Results in Surface tension (a measure of the strength of water’s surface) • Produces a surface film on water that allows insects to walk on the surface of water Cohesion (water is sticky)

  30. Inside a drop of water polar water molecules attract to each other in a random fashion • At the surface of the drop, water does not attract to the air • A unified layer of molecules at the surface creates surface tension • There the water behaves like an flexible sheet allowing denser objects to “sit” on the surface. Surface Tension

  31. Can be seen as water droplets form • Helps insects walk across water Surface tension (cohesion)

  32. Attraction between two different substances. • Water will form hydrogen bonds with other surfaces such as glass, soil, plant tissues, and cotton • Adhesion Causes Capillary Action, which gives water the ability to “climb” structures. Adhesion

  33. Can be seen as water droplets form on the spider web (another polar surface) • Form spheres & hold onto plant leaves Adhesion

  34. We know that gravity is ALWAYS pulling on objects with mass • Yet water can move up a paper towel with relative ease – How can this happen? • Because the positive and negative charges in the paper attract the polar water molecules (adhesion) • This property of adhesion is called capillary action. Capillary action

  35. Warm up: 2/25/13 Explain the following water properties in both words and drawings(2 min) Polarity- Like dissolves like- Heat capacity Water acts as a magnet- Trade notebooks with your partner write one constructive comment in your partner’s notebook. Hand them back their notebook( 1min)

  36. How do heterogeneous and homogeneous mixtures differ?(Left Side) Salt solution and Oil in water 2 min - Quick Write: Based on your prior knowledge about mixtures, explain why a salt solution is classified as a homogeneous mixture and a mixture of oil and water is said to be a heterogeneous mixture. White boards activity: Homo- or Hetero - ? COKE AIR STEEL A JAR OF PENNIES Coke (mixture of CO2 gas, water, sugar, caramel color, food flavorings) Air (mixture of O2 and N2) Steel (alloy – mixture of Fe and C) A jar of pennies and nickels Notes

  37. By the end of the day you will know: • Solute • Solvent • Solution • Soluble • Insoluble • Immiscible • Separation • Solvation • Factors affecting the rate of dissolution Next notes…

  38. Complete the sentences. When you put salt into water it______. The salt dissolves because it is ________in the water. The substance which dissolves is called the ______. The substance that does the dissolving is called the _______. When something dissolves you get a _______. Water is a ________. Salt is a ________. When a substance does not dissolve it is________ Dissolution of salt in water http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/chemistrynow/chem_water.jsp

  39. Animation - Dissolution of an Ionic compound (results in dissociation) and a covalent compound (no dissociation) http://www.chem.ufl.edu/~itl/4411/react/dissolution_of_cmpds.swf • Animation – Strong electrolyte (complete dissociation into ions) – many ionic compounds – conduct electricity - (+ strong acids and bases – will cover in more detail in Bundle 11) http://www.chem.ufl.edu/~itl/4411/react/04M05AN1.MOV • Animation – Weak electrolyte (partial dissociation) – weak acids and bases (if a conductivity meter is used - light is not as bright (dim) compared to a strong electrolyte) http://www.chem.ufl.edu/~itl/4411/react/04M05AN2.MOV • Animation – Non-electrolyte ( no dissociation)  - no disruption of its molecular (covalent) structure – does not conduct electricity http://www.chem.ufl.edu/~itl/4411/react/04M05AN3.MOV

  40. Checking for understanding The dissolved components of ionic and covalent compounds are: All ions Ions for ionic and molecules for covalent compounds Ions for covalent and molecules for ionic

  41. The dissolution of KNO3 and C3H6O (acetone) in water occurs: • Molecules by molecules for both KNO3 and C3H6O • Ion by ion for KNO3 and molecule by molecule for C3H6O • Ion by ion for C3H6O and molecule by molecule for KNO3

  42. Based on your observations of the dissolution process on the animation, how do you think substances get dissolved? • Each solvent molecules gets separated from other molecules and is surrounded by ions in ionic substances or molecules in covalent substances • Each ion in covalent substances and each molecule in ionic substances gets separated from other molecules or ions and is surrounded by solvent molecules • Each ion in ionic substances and each molecule in covalent substances gets separated from other molecules or ions and is surrounded by solvent molecules.

  43. Warm up 2/25/13 For the following reaction • identify the products as insoluble or soluble. Na2CO3 + CaCl2 CaCO3 + 2NaCl • Classify the type of reaction Activity Sketch the process of dissolution of calcium chloride. Find a partner - compare each other’s drawings – make corrections if needed(4min)

  44. Factors that Affect the Rate of Dissolution Pre-assessment: If you wanted to dissolve a substance in water as quickly as possible what could you do?

  45. The three methods to increase the rate of dissolving for a solid are? • Heat it! • Crush it! • Stir it!

  46. How can you achieve the following: • Increased number of collisions between solvent and solute • Agitation • Increased surface area • Increased kinetic energy

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