ABOUT THIS LESSON: Material Science, Water

Lesson 4 of 33.  The material properties of water are presented in this lesson. Simulations are presented to demonstrate the effect of temperature on the bonding of water molecules.

Knowledge Check:
What is the chemical formula for water and what type of bonding does it have?
Is water of polar or non-polar molecule?
Why does ice float?
What is described by the term “specific gravity”?
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Theodore Miner has a B.S. degree in Physics and a degree in Electronics. He has worked for many years in the area of Industrial Control systems. His work involves evaluating materials and components used in electronic systems and performing failure analysis on control systems. His hobbies include tinkering with microcontroller home projects and ham radio.