Unit 1: The Chemistry of Life Animations   Study Guide

Chapter 3 Water and the Fitness of the Environment Review
  1. is the biological medium here on Earth.
  2. Water is a molecule, and its numerous bonds result in unique properties.
  3. Water can dissociate into H+ (hydrogen) and OH- (hydroxide) .
    • The concentration of these ions is measured on the scale.
    • such as carbonic acid minimize changes in pH.
    • precipitation is caused primarily by the combustion of fuels.
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