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Chapter 3 Outline Water and the Fitness of the Environment The Molecule That Supports All of Life The polarity of water molecules Fig 3.2 Four emergent properties of water contribute to Earth’s fitness for life Cohesion Water moderates air temperature Insulation of bodies of water by floating ice Water is a versatile solvent Cohesion Adhesion Fig 3.3 Surface tension Fig 3.4 Water moderates air temperature Heat and Temperature Kinetic energy Heat Temperature Water’s High Specific Heat Specific heat Calorie  Specific Heat of selected substances Water – 1 cal/g/°C Ethyl alcohol – 0.6 cal/g/°C Iron – 0.1 cal/g/°C Fig 3.5 Fig 3.2
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Evaporative Cooling Evaporation Heat of vaporization Insulation of bodies of water by floating ice Fig 3.6 Water is a versatile solvent Solute Solvent Fig. 3.7 Fig. 3.8 Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Substances A hydrophobic substance  A hydrophilic substance
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