How Does Water Boil?


Boiling is a form of evaporation. Water boils when the vapor pressure of the water is equal to the vapor pressure of the surrounding air.
1 Additional Answer
Boiling is a form of evaporation. Normally, water only evaporates on the surface. However, when water is heated from the bottom its temperature reaches 212 degrees Fahrenheit, evaporation bubbles form on the bottom and float to surface.
Q&A Related to "How Does Water Boil"
Water, or any kind of liquid, is already evaporating at a very slow pace. When you heat the liquid it causes this evaporation process to speed up making the bubbles that you see in
1. Choose a pot that's large enough to hold the amount of water you want to boil, and has a lid that fits. 2. Remember that the pot might have to be bigger than you'd think if you're
If you're looking for the detailed procedure: By supplying heat to water, you are supplying it with energy. This increases the kinetic energy of the atoms in water and they start
Explore this Topic
The boiling point of water is 100 degrees celsius, or 212 degrees fahrenheit. Extremely hot, and way more than enough to burn a person or an animal. ...
At what degree water can boil will depend on if it's above or below sea level.Water normally boils at 212 degrees Fahrenheit, but it can go up or down depending ...
The normal boiling point of plain water at sea level is 212 degrees Fahrenheit. Altitude can affect the boiling point of water though, for instance at 26,000 ...
About -  Privacy -  AskEraser  -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback © 2014