water provides a habitat for aquatic organims

makes up 65-95% of plant mass

water as a solvent-

excellent 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…


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