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Adhesion of Water: Definition & Example

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Adhesion refers to _____.

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1. In a covalent bond, _____.

2. Water molecules show polarity, meaning _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You have probably seen water stick to different surfaces before, but you may not know why. This quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of what adhesion is and why water forms droplets on different surfaces.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will quiz you on the following:

  • What adhesion means
  • Information about covalent bonds
  • What polarity means in regards to water molecules
  • How polarity relates to adhesion

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet use the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about polarity and water molecules
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on water droplet adhesion
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding covalent bonds

Additional Learning

Further your understanding of why water droplets stick to surfaces by reviewing the lesson called Adhesion of Water: Definition & Example. This lesson covers the following:

  • How oxygen and hydrogen shares electrons
  • The importance of adhesion for plants
  • Why adhesion and magnets are connected
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