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Unformatted text preview: c Water changes state through: c Condensation c Freezing c Melting c Evaporation c Latent heat (hidden heat) c Water changes state c Condensation- water vapor changes to liquid water, molecules slow down and some energy is released to the environment. c Freezing molecules move even more slowly, additional energy released to the environment c Melting requires calories from surrounding environment, heat comes from surrounding environment. c Evaporation requires more (uses ) calories from surrounding environment. c Sublimation ice turns to vapor (ice cubes that shrink in your freezer without going through a liquid phase)...
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2011 for the course GEOGRAPHY 600-201010 taught by Professor Christopherpost during the Spring '10 term at Kent State.
- Spring '10