Properties Of Water

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Properties Of Water

  1. 1. How is WATER important to life? (Take a minute and respond in your SCIENCE NOTEBOOK)
  2. 2. 1. WATER helps to hydrate the body
  3. 3. 1. WATER helps to hydrate the body Our cells are composed of roughly 75% water
  4. 4. 1. WATER helps to hydrate the body Our cellsare composed of roughly 75% water Our blood is composed of roughly 90% water
  5. 5. 2.WATER is a buffer that regulates body temp (Through sweating and vasoconstriction)
  6. 6. 3.WATER provides a soluble environment for chemical reactions
  7. 7. 3.WATER provides a soluble environment for chemical reactions Water is polar and can dissolve many other polar substances
  8. 8. 3.WATER provides a soluble environment for chemical reactions Water is polar and can dissolve many other polar substances This makes a cell a prime environment for dissolving salts and sugars
  9. 9. 4.WATER helps maintain cell turgidity
  10. 10. 4.WATER helps maintain cell turgidity Turgor pressure leads to full cells and strong plants!
  11. 11. 4. WATER ha s many other interesting properties
  12. 12. 4. WATER ha s many other interesting properties
  13. 13. 4. WATER ha s many other interesting properties adhesion
  14. 14. 4. WATER ha s many other interesting properties adhesion
  15. 15. 4. WATER ha s many other interesting properties adhesion cohesion
  16. 16. 4. WATER ha s many other interesting properties adhesion cohesion
  17. 17. 4. WATER ha s many other interesting properties adhesion cohesion surface tension
  18. 18. 4. WATER ha s many other interesting properties adhesion cohesion surface tension
  19. 19. 4. WATER ha s many other interesting properties adhesion cohesion surface tension capillary action

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