Ice has been the focus of studies by physicists, chemists, geologists and even biologists for many years. Ice represents a basic example of the hydrogen bond which is present in many important organic molecules. In some parts of the world, ice or permafrost is an important constituent of construction. The movement of glaciers and formation of hailstones represent aspects of ice physics. Cell water in living cells appears to be ice-like. However, ice is still not fully understood. An international conference on the physics and chemistry of ice is held approximately every four years.
Iowa Science Teachers Journal
© Copyright 1977 by the Iowa Academy of Science
"Ice - The Common, Yet Strange Substance,"
Iowa Science Teachers Journal: Vol. 14
, Article 5.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/istj/vol14/iss3/5