The unique force created by hydrogen bonding gives water some unique properties, which seem to defy the laws of nature.
- Hydrogen bonding is a special force of attraction between water molecules.
- A single water molecule consists of two hydrogen atoms bonded to one oxygen atom.
- The oxygen atom in a water molecule is slightly negative and the hydrogen atoms are slightly positive.
- Ice is less dense than liquid water and so it floats.
It explains why ice floats.
The shapes of raindrops, and puddles.
And how some animals can walk on water.
Hydrogen bonding: a special force of attraction that exists between water molecules.
A single water molecule consists of two hydrogen atoms, bonded to one oxygen atom.
The bonds holding the atoms together are …
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