8.3 Liquid Water’s Behavior Results from the Stickiness of Its Molecules

Chapter 8: How Water Behaves

Water On The Surface

The stickiness of water molecules is what gives water its unique properties. Cohesive forces and surface tension are discussed. Duration: 9:44.

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Capillary Action

Capillary action is dependent on cohesive and adhesive forces and is the mechanism that brings water through the soil to plant roots. Duration: 7:01.

Surface Tension Demonstration

Demonstration showing how the adhesion of water molecules can be strong enough to prevent an inverted bottle of water from pouring out of a container. Duration: 4:44.

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