In these water cycle experiments you will learn how water strikers and other small insects can walk on water. This cool science experiment demonstrates water cohesion, an important characteristic of water. Water cohesion creates a thin film on the surface of water strong enough to float paper clips.
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In these water cycle experiments you found things could float on water. The reason they float on water is because of water cohesion. Water cohesion is the ability of water molecules to bond together.
Each water molecule has a positive and negative charge that attaches to other water molecules using these bonds. This creates a film across the water allowing water striders to walk across the water. It also allowed you to float paper clips on the water's surface.
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