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Properties of water worksheet
Class: __________
1. Write the chemical equation for water, and draw a Stick model of a water molecule
2. Sketch a space filling model of a water molecule, show polarity by label positive and
negatively charged regions of the molecule.
3. What is a polar molecule?
4. How is a water molecule like a magnet?
5. What causes surface tension in water?
6. Give an example of how an organism can use surface tension.
7. Define cohesion in your own words. Give an example.
8. Define Adhesion in your own words. Give an Example.
9. How does water get to the leaves in the tops of the tallest trees against the force of
gravity? Name property responsible for this and explain how it works.
10. Why does Ice Float on water?
11. What kind of bond holds the Hydrogen to the oxygen in ONE water molecule?
12. What kind of bonds can hold two separate water molecules together?
13. Draw the pH scale and label acid, neutral, and base. Also, list an example of an acid,
neutral, & base.
14. What is a hydrogen ion?
15. What has more hydrogen ions, acids or bases?