What is water
It is a polar molecule
2 Hydrogen and one oxygen joined by covalent bonds.
Specific heat capacity
Strong hydrogen bonds
Keeps temperature stable
High latent heat of evaporation
Takes a lot of heat to break bonds
Useful in cooling things down
Same substances stick together
Useful in transporting substances
Transporting water up the xylem.
As a result of polarity
Allows substances to dissolve
Transport of substances- hormones