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Properties of water

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Cohesion
Substances sticking to themselves
Adhesion
Particles sticking to other types of particles
Surface Tension
the property of the surface of the liquid which allows it to resist external forces
Specific Heat
the amount of energy it takes to change the temperature of a substance
Evaporative Cooling
As water evaporates the temperature decreases
Hydrogen Bond
Covalent bonds including a hydrogen
Hydrophilic
Will dissolve in water
Hydrophobic
Will NOT dissolve in water
Transpiration
Plants draw out water in the soil and release it as water vapor from their leaves
Condensation
Water collecting as droplets on a cold surface
Condensation Reaction
Reaction where two molecules are combined and as a result water is lost
Hydrolysis Reaction
Reaction where two molecules are split by adding water
Evaporation
the process of water becoming a gas
Water Molecule
a molecule with two hydrogens and one oxygen
Ice
Solid, crystal form of water which is less dense than liquid water
Water Vapor
Gaseous form of water