Complete 3 page APA formatted essay: What Would The World Be Like If Water Were Denser As A Solid Than As A Liquid.
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Water exists in three states: liquid, solid, and invisible vapour. Water posses’ unusual and exceptional physical properties. These unique properties are vital for survival of all living things and one of utmost importance is the density of water and ice. Most substances are denser in the solid state than the liquid state. Unlike most materials that shrink on solidifies water expands as it freezes and become less dense in its solid state than in its liquid state, so that ice floats instead of sinking. This property permits life to develop in polar and sub Polar Regions where ice floats and allows life to continue living below the surface. Thus arises an interesting question: