All Chapters
Ch.1 - Introduction to Biology
Ch.2 - Chemistry
Ch.3 - Water
Ch 4. Biomolecules
Ch. 5 Cell Components
Ch.7 - The Membrane
Ch.8 - Energy and Metabolism
Ch.9 - Respiration
Ch.10 - Photosynthesis
Ch.11 - Cell Signaling
Ch.12 - Cell Division
Ch.13 - Meiosis
Ch.14 - Mendelian Genetics
Ch.15 - Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance
Ch.16 - DNA Synthesis
Ch.17 - Gene Expression
Ch.18 - Regulation of Expression
Ch.19 - Viruses
Ch.20 - Biotechnology
Ch.21 - Genomics
Ch.22 - Development
Ch.23 - Evolution by Natural Selection
Ch.24 - Evolution of Populations
Ch.25 - Speciation
Ch.26 - History of Life on Earth
Ch.27 - Phylogeny
Ch.28 - Prokaryotes
Ch.29 - Protists
Ch.30 - Plants
Ch.31 - Fungi
Ch.32 - Overview of Animals
Ch.33 - Invertebrates
Ch.34 - Vertebrates
Ch.35 - Plant Anatomy
Ch.36 - Vascular Plant Transport
Ch.37 - Soil
Ch.38 - Plant Reproduction
Ch.39 - Plant Sensation and Response
Ch.40 - Animal Form and Function
Ch.41 - Digestive System
Ch.42 - Circulatory System
Ch.43 - Immune System
Ch.44 - Osmoregulation and Excretion
Ch.45 - Endocrine System
Ch.46 - Animal Reproduction
Ch.47 - Nervous System
Ch.48 - Sensory Systems
Ch.49 - Muscle Systems
Ch.50 - Ecology
Ch.51 - Animal Behavior
Ch.52 - Population Ecology
Ch.53 - Community Ecology
Ch.54 - Ecosystems
Ch.55 - Conservation Biology

Concept #1: Properties of Water- Thermal

Concept #2: Water’s High Specific Heat

Practice: Which of the following is due to the high specific heat of water?

a) Oil does not mix with water.

b) A lake heats up more slowly than the surrounding environment.

c) The high surface tension of water.

d) Sugar dissolves in hot tea faster than in iced tea.

Concept #3: Water’s High Heat of Vaporization

Practice: Which if the following defines the term evaporation?

a) The conversion of a liquid into a vapor.

b) The conversion of a solid into a vapor.

c) The conversion of a vapor into a liquid.

d) The conversion of a vapor into a solid.

Practice: Choose the correct statement: Liquid water ________.

a) Is less dense than ice.

b) Has a lower specific heat than most other molecules.

c) Has a higher heat of vaporization than most other molecules.

d) Is nonpolar.