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Understanding the Basic Properties of Water and Steam

Learning Objectives

  • Define temperature
  • Define heat
  • Explain the difference between temperature and heat
  • Define enthalpy
  • Describe the relationship between the latent heat of fusion and changing the state of water from a solid to a liquid
  • Describe the relationship between the latent heat of vaporization and changing the state of water from a liquid to a gas
  • Discuss how pressure affects the boiling point of water

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55 Minutes

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe the properties of water in its liquid, solid, and gaseous states.  In addition, you will be able to explain how heat and pressure effect changes between these states.