water provides a habitat for aquatic organims
makes up 65-95% of plant mass
water as a solvent-
water is slightly positive and slightly negative- can attract ions and polar molecules such as glucose.
non-polar molecules such as lipids will not dissolve in water.
two regions of charge- polar and di-polar
properties of water:
ICE IS LESS DENSE THAN WATER- allows aquatic life to continue
HIGH SURFACE TENSION- Has the highets surface tension of any…