Chemistry of life
- Water is a tasteless odorless liquid.
- Adhesion is when water is attracted to other substances.
- Cohesion is when water is attracted to water.
- Polarity of water enables many subtances to dissolve in water.
- Water absorbs heat more slowly and retains this energy longer than many other substances do. For example a pot of boiling water removed from a stove takes a long time to cool down.
- Pure water has a pH value of 7