We think of ice as snowflakes, ice cubes, snow cones, and dangerous patches on the sidewalk. Scientists have many different ways of categorizing ice too!
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Microwaves are low energy electromagnetic waves that have so little energy they can’t trigger chemical reactions in the molecules they encounter.
We need water, or H2O, to maintain our bodies in a fluid state. Water even gets involved in chemical reactions that occur in our stomachs, which break down foods containing sugars, starches, and proteins.