Water and the Water Molecule. A short lesson on water molecules designed for the Junior High science curriculum. This lesson will…. Define the term molecule . Outline the formation of a water molecule. Introduce the characteristics that make water so unusual.
A short lesson on water molecules designed for the Junior High science curriculum.
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Hydrogen AtomBefore we start, let’s quickly review the definition of an atom.
An atom is the smallest possible particle of a chemical element.
The energy relationship between two or more atoms that hold them together.
HWe call it H2O because water molecules are formed when electrons are shared between two Hydrogen atoms and one Oxygen atom.
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Garrison, T. (2006). Essentials of Oceanography (4th ed.)(p. 108). Belmont, CA: Thomson Brooks/Cole.