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www.iapws.org/faq1/freeze.html

Why does water expand when it freezes? ... Then the freezing temperature is reached, and the substance solidifies, which causes it to contract some more ...

www.thenakedscientists.com/articles/questions/why-does-water-expand-when-it-freezes

Usually, when things freeze - in other words turn from a liquid into a solid - they shrink or get smaller.This is because, normally, if you make something hotter, ...

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Jul 6, 2011 ... Why does ice float in the cool summer drink of your choice? ... Basically, the water molecules form an "open lattice" structure when freezing as ...

en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Structural_Biochemistry/Unique_Properties/Expansion_upon_Freezing

The reason that water expands when freezing is that when it is near its freezing temp ... During freezing, water molecules lose energy and do not vibrate or move  ...

hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/Chemical/waterdens.html

The fact that water expands upon freezing causes icebergs to float. The fact that water reaches a maximum density at about 4°C causes bodies of water to freeze  ...

www.howitworksdaily.com/why-does-water-expand-when-it-freezes-2

Dec 6, 2014 ... The molecules of most elements are more compact in their solid form than they are in their liquid state, but water is different. As you may know, ...

phys.org/news/2009-07-cools-explanation.html

Jul 17, 2009 ... (When they heat up, we learn, they usually expand.) However ... Explore further: Scientists Observe Liquid Water Below Freezing. 0 shares.

www.brainstuffshow.com/blogs/what-happens-to-water-if-its-not-allowed-to-expand-when-frozen.htm

Apr 27, 2010 ... In nature, or in your kitchen freezer, water expands when it freezes. ... The point is that there are forms of ice that do not have to expand 9% ...

www.physlink.com/education/askexperts/ae371.cfm

Normally, things expand when heated and contract when cooled. Water is an exception to this rule. Even though water does expand when heated and contract  ...