What Are the Properties of Water? - Unique Properties that Support Life on Earth


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Water helps moderate your body temperature because _____.

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1. Water is unique because as a solid it is _____.

2. Coastal areas tend to have moderate temperatures throughout the year because of water's _____.

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand the properties of water that support life. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of topics such as water as a solid and water polarity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • How water helps moderate body temperature
  • A unique feature of water when it's a solid
  • What causes moderate year-round temperatures in coastal areas
  • What water is made of

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on water properties
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding what water can be used for due to its polarity
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the formula for water

Additional Learning

Find out more about water by taking a look at the lesson titled What Are the Properties of Water? - Unique Properties that Support Life on Earth. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify why water is so special in the environment
  • Learn about cohesive bonds of water molecules and surface tension
  • Understand why water is resistant to temperature change
  • Define and comprehend evaporative cooling
  • Review the different forms water takes such as solid, liquid, and gas
  • Comprehend the concept that water is a polar molecule