Today we talked about the properties of water using hydrogen bonding. Hydrogen bonds are attractive forces in which a hydrogen covalently bonded to a very electronegative atom is also weakly bonded to an unshared election pair of another electronegative atom. One of the things water has is surface tension, this is sometimes seen when there are water droplets on a leaf. Other times this is seen when a little drop of water forms at the end of a medicine dropper. This is caused by the hydrogen bonds, since they done react directly with air, there bonds are stronger in the water droplets. The forces are drawn towards the middle cause the sphere look it has. It makes it like a skin.
Published April 24, 2017 by caleb.kocmick