Crash Course: Biology: Water Density & Heat Capacity
00:07:47 - 00:10:51
  • Chemistry → Properties of Water → Heat Capacity
  • Chemistry → Properties of Water → Density

Hank explains why solid water is less dense than liquid water even though solids are typically more dense than liquids. He also discusses how the high heat capacity of water helps support life on Earth. He uses the bodily process of sweating to exemplify water's unique properties.

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    Plan and conduct an investigation of the properties of water and its effects on Earth materials and ...
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