What other solvent could replace water in cells – Química 11º

Show the students the avatar with information. Then, briefly explain proteins and water as an introduction to the proposed topic.

Generate questions about the subject in students. Have you ever wondered why water can dissolve so many substances? Water is the most important and abundant element on Earth. It is made of H and O atoms that join in a special manner, which makes water so valuable.

Among other uses, these components make the water molecule an excellent solvent of many substances such as amino acids. Let’s explore water and its biochemical characteristics in this LO.