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ICE MELTS & VAPORIZES QUICKLY ON HOT GRIDDLE
Three States of Matter - Ice, Water & Vapor
720 cal/gram is needed to first melt the solid, then vaporize the liquid water. The energy is absorbed by individual molecules of water to break the H bonds holding the crystal together resulting in a liquid then a gas.
Copyright:© 2007 Richard Megna - Fundamental Photographs
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