Why We Need Water - Peter Wothers
Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/08/18/Peter_Wothers_Just_Add_Water Chemist Peter Wothers performs a small experiment to represent the human body's need for water. He explains that most of the body's chemical reactions in solution. ----- Water covers three quarters of our planet and makes up 70% of our bodies, but how much do we really know about H20? In this literally explosive demonstration, Dr. Peter Wothers, from the department of chemistry at Cambridge University, examines the properties of water. - Australian Broadcasting Corporation Dr. Peter Wothers is currently Director of Studies in Chemistry at St Catharine's College, Cambridge (UK). He also sits on the Committee for the Chemistry Olympiad for the Royal Society of Chemistry and has spent the past 10 years passing on his knowledge and enthusiasm for science to a wider audience.