Describe the chemical and physical properties of seawater, assignment help

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Prepare a 350- to 700-word paper in which you describe the chemical and physical properties of water, specifically seawater.

Research and choose two different methods that are currently being used to convert seawater to drinkable water. Include the following in your paper:

  • Describe the chemical and physical properties of seawater.
  • Describe two different methods used to desalinate seawater and turn it into drinkable water.
  • List a county or region in which this method of conversion is currently in use.
  • Identify the benefits and potential hazards of converting seawater to drinkable water.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. A minimum of two references are required


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Content and Development

8 Points

Student covers all key elements of the assignment in a substantive way. The key elements are listed below:

Describe the chemical and physical properties of seawater.

Describe two different methods used to desalinate seawater (that is, turn it into drinkable water) for public water supplies.

List a country or region in which this method of conversion is currently in use.

Identify the benefits and potential hazards of converting seawater to drinkable water.

The paper is a minimum of 350 words in the body of the paper.Reference lists are not included in word counts.

The content is comprehensive, accurate, and persuasive.

The paper develops a central theme or idea directed toward the appropriate audience.

The paper should link theory to relevant examples and uses the vocabulary of the theory correctly.

Major points should be stated clearly; and supported by specific details, examples, or analysis; and are organized logically.

There is an introductory sentence that provides sufficient background on the topic and previews major points.

There should be a summary that is logical, flows from the body of the paper, and reviews the major points.

Readability and Style

1 Point

Paragraph transitions are present, logical, and maintain the flow throughout the paper.

The tone should be appropriate to the content and assignment.

Sentences should be complete, clear, and concise.

Sentences should be well constructed, strong, and varied.

Sentence transitions are present and maintain the flow of thought.

Mechanics

1 Point

The paper should have a title page and reference page that follows APA formatting guidelines.

Citations of original works should be included within the body of the paper and should follow APA guidelines.

The paper should be laid out with effective use of headings, font styles, and white space.

Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation should be followed.

Spelling should be correct.

Tutor Answer

benwamonicah
School: University of Maryland

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Running Head: SEAWATER PAPER

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Seawater Paper
Institution Affiliation
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SEAWATER PAPER

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Sea water forms a large percentage of the water volume in the world. The sea water is
unique as it has a lot of elements dissolved in it thus making it saline. The chemical composition
of sea water accounts for the elements that are dissolved in the sea water. These elements include
sodium chloride as well as potassium chloride. More so there are elements of magnesium
chloride and calcium phosphate as well as those of magnesium sulfate. Gasses such as oxygen
and nitrogen are also dissolved in the water. Physical components ...

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