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Properties of Water

Test 1 Part 3

Cohesion Stick to each other- because of this water can be a solid, liquid or gas at earths temperatures
Adhesion Stick to other substances
Surface Tension makes water drops swell, and water striders walk
Capillary Actions movement of water through small spaces- helps water up/ through soils
H-bonds require more energy to change waters temperature
oceans/large lakes Areas near _____/______ have more moderate climate (warm winters, cooler summers)
Solvent Many substances dissolve in water because it is a polar molecule which allows for Organic molecules to accumulate in cells and toxins can be transported through the environment.
H+ (Hydrogen) and OH- (Hydroxide) As a solvent water can dissolve ___ & ___
Acid substance that adds H+ to a solution
H2SO4-->2H+ + SO4^-2 Equation for Sulfuric Acid
HNO3-->H+ + NO3 Equation for Nitric Acid
Base substance that adds OH- to a solution
NaOH --> Na+ + OH- Sodium Hydroxide
Ca(OH)2 --> Ca2++20H Calcium Hydroxide
0-14. 7 is neutral What is the range of pH? What is neutral?
above 7 basic or alkaline
below 7 acidic
H+/protons pH is the measure of _____ concentrations in a solution/ concentration of _____ in water
Created by: acorso3
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