Water - the (Nearly) Universal Solvent
In this water activity, students explore the reasons why water is considered a universal solvent. Students compare different ways to change the dissolving rate of a solute. This activity has 11 fill in the blank and 8 matching questions.
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Student Reading - The Unique Properties of Water
Without water there would be no life on this planet. Biology learners find out why by reading this handout. Create a worksheet of questions to answer after the reading. Follow it up with quick demonstrations or laboratory activities that...
9th - 12th Science
Bill Nye Searches For Water On Jupiter
How can researchers measure the amount of water on Jupiter? Through a thought-provoking THNKR "Why with Nye!" video, young space scientists search for the universal solvent on a distant planet. Topics include how scientists use visible...
2 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Properties of Water: Hydrogen Bonding in Water
Water is life! How is one small molecule responsible for so many big things? Socratica's series on biology presents a fascinating look at the universal solvent. From its adhesive properties caused by hydrogen bonding to its ability to...
13 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Water - Liquid Awesome
If H2O is water and H2O2 is hydrogen peroxide, what is H2O4? Drinking, bathing, and cooking among others. Viewers of a short video explore water through its molecular structure, its ability to stick to itself through adhesion (cohesion...
11 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable