For students to have success at the AP Biology level, they must have a strong understanding of the properties of water. Students will understand how the unique properties of water support life. Included topics are cohesion, adhesion, polarity, surface tension, universal solvent, capillary effect, high specific heat, PH, and reduced density of ice. what conditions alter their reaction rate, and how inhibitors function.
The included outline requires students to write definitions in their own words, include an example or picture, and respond to AP style free response questions. This outline combines the different learning modalities to increase student comprehension.