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STEMonstrations: Properties of Water

Ever wonder what it is about water that makes it so important for life? In this STEMonstration, NASA astronaut Nicole Mann demonstrates the role water’s solvent properties play aboard the space station and explains what makes water so important for life as we know it. Get an insider look at the Vegetable Production System investigation on station and discover how astronauts water vegetables growing in microgravity. Explore the six properties of water that distinguish it from other liquids and check out the corresponding classroom connection to determine how water’s molecular structure relates to its unique properties.

Publish Date
Run Time 00:05:51
Topic Humans In Space
Series STEMonstrations
Episode Episode 24
Video Quality HD
Rating TV-G