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Water as a Resource
Investigation 5:
The Special Properties of Water

This investigation will help you to:


To learn more about the properties of water, visit the following web sites:

Water, Nature's Magician,
Environment Canada
Find out about several different properties of water including boiling and freezing temperature, thermal properties, surface tension, universal solvent. Interested to learn more? This site also has a page that lists a few more quick facts. Click here.

Water Properties,
USGS
Review the chemical and physical properties of water. Before you begin, take their True/False quiz and try it again after you finishing reading the page.
True/False Quiz

 

 

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Last updated: January 26, 2009



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