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Why does water form droplets?

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#020 Rebroadcast

This week Melissa and Jam explore the chemistry of water and intermolecular forces. Why does it form into droplets? Why can you fill a glass of water just above the rim and it not spill over? How are some things water proof or water resistant?

References from this episode

  1. General Chemistry: Principles, Patterns, and Applications - Saylor foundation
  2. Chemistry, Edition 2 - Flowers, Theopold, Langley, Robinson
  3. Lotus Leaf Inspires Waterproofing Scheme, Scientific American - Laura Wright
  4. Melissa's Previous Knowledge

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