SQatoms,waterB110

SQatoms,waterB110 - Study Questions: Atoms, water and its...

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1. What is the difference between an atom and a molecule? What is an ion? 2. What elements are necessary in large quantities for life to exist? Name 4. 3. What three subatomic particles make up an atom? Which one determines the element? 4. Name and describe 3 types of chemical bonds. 5. Water is a polar molecule. Explain what this statement means, using a diagram. 6. How does water’s polarity make it a good solvent? 7. Does the surrounding environment get warmer or colder when water evaporates? How is this connected to perspiration? 8. Why do coastal regions such as the Bay Area rarely experience below-freezing temperatures? 9. What property of water is related to questions 6 and 7 above? What type of chemical bond is responsible for this property? 10. Ice floats. Why? What are the consequences of this fact?
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