Water is the liquid that falls as rain and forms
lakes, rivers and seas. Water, however, takes many forms, shapes and sizes.
shape that water can take on is the human body. Water makes up about 70
percent of the human body. All body organs use water. People can live
weeks without food, but only a few days without water. A person should
drink at least eight glasses of water a day.
scientific term for water is H20. This refers to the atoms in water: 2
hydrogen atoms and 1 oxygen atom. Once water is in place, it can take
in three forms: as a solid, liquid or gas.
liquid form of water is the one that is drinkable and used to water lawns.
The solid form is water that has been frozen and converted into ice. The
freezing temperature for water is 32 degrees Fahrenheit. The third form
is gas, which is water that has been vaporized. Vaporized water, or steam,
occurs at about 200-plus degrees Fahrenheit.