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Maddie Houck Sydney Littauer Taylor Lavery Blaire Savage Ice floats because it is less dense, or has less mass per unit volume, than water in liquid form. Water molecules are attracted to each other by hydrogen bonding; however, ice is less dense than liquid water because the hydrogen bonds in ice space the water molecules relatively far apart.
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Unformatted text preview: Orange growers spray their trees and orange blossoms with water when they expect freezing temperatures because they want the water to freeze and provide insulation for the blossom instead of damaging the orange blossom. When the hydrogen bonds freeze, they also give off heat, which helps the orange blossoms from freezing....
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