Water

Chemical Formula: H2O

Chemical for Life

Guiding Question: What role does an element, particle, atom, and molecule have in the relationship of your chemical formula?

Tell how your substance is used everyday, and how your substance affects the global community? Don't forget to tie your response back to the periodic table.

This chemical is one of the most famous on Earth, and it sure seems that everyone knows my chemical make-up, H2O. I don't necessarily have a taste, or a color, or even a smell. I am pretty much a neutral molecule made up of two hydrogen elements and one oxygen element.

You can find me in rivers, shaping our beautiful land, and in our vast blue ocean. I also hand out in our air as water vapor in rain clouds and sit frozen as polar icecaps.

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