Structure and Properties of Water. Molecular Structure Physical Characteristics Implications for Life on Earth www.sbu.ac.uk/water/anmlies.html. Why do we care?. Molecular structure and physical characteristics determine important properties
Solvent: a substance that dissolves other substances, thus forming a solution. Substances may mix thoroughly so that solute cannot be seen, or the solution is visibly changed
The cohesive force of water or the work that needs to be done to pull it apart
Question: at what temperatures are Celsius and Fahrenheit readings the same?
If temperature changed from 4ºC 4ºC, and we had a completely full container, how would the volume change?
Sweating: vaporization for cooling
Heat transfer: car cooling systems