8.3 Liquid Water’s Behavior Results from the Stickiness of Its Molecules

Water On The Surface

The stickiness of water molecules is what gives water its unique properties. Cohesive forces and surface tension are discussed. Duration: 9:44.

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Capillary Action

Capillary action is dependent on cohesive and adhesive forces and is the mechanism that brings water through the soil to plant roots. Duration: 7:01.

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Surface Tension Demonstration

Demonstration showing how the adhesion of water molecules can be strong enough to prevent an inverted bottle of water from pouring out of a container. Duration: 4:44.

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