• Water, like carbon, has a special role in living things.
  • It is needed by all known forms of life.
  • Water’s structure gives it unique properties that help explain why it is vital to all living organisms.
  • Water is transparent, which means that light can pass through it.
  • Hydrogen bonds cause water to have a relatively high boiling point 100°C.
  • Water in its liquid state is needed for all living things to survive.
  • The human body is about 70% water, which varies from person to person.
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