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Unformatted text preview: nonpolar), and hydrogen bonds and explain how each is formed. 2. Give examples of common substances formed from each type of bond. 3. Understand the structure of a water molecule. 1. Diagram a water molecule and identify the types of bonds involved. 4. Understand the properties of water that are important for life. 1. Explain each of the following properties of water: Solvent properties Cohesive properties Temperature regulating properties Evaporative cooling (high heat of vaporization) Ice- the unusual solid 2. Explain the ionization of water and the pH scale. 3. Explain the role of buffers in living organisms....
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