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Water Structure and Behavior
In this site, Martin Chaplin has brought together a selection of ideas concerning the complex behavior of water in hopes of encouraging both the understanding of water and further work. Some of the many ideas presented are: the structure of water, water anomalies, hydrogen bonding, the phase diagram of water, and water hydration.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Tutorial
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Chemistry
Technical requirements:
Some interactive pages use Chemical Object for the Web (*.cow) or Chime (*.pdb) files. The Chime interactive models allow retrieval of the x, y, z coordinates. The (COW) HyperChem Web Viewer for Windows Internet Explorer and Netscape (644 KB) is available free from Hypercube, Inc. The free Chime plug-in (2 MB) is available for Netscape for Windows and Macintosh. At present, Netscape is the preferred browser for these plug-ins.
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Text, HTML markup and images at this website are copyright. Please obtain permission before you use them.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-495
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr Martin Chaplin
South Bank University, Food Research Centre