Credit: MARTIN SHIELDS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Blue coloured water moves up a capillary tube demonstrating capillary action caused by adhesion between the polar water molecules and the glass which is also polar. The demonstration also reveals the effects of cohesion - the attraction between water mole.

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Keywords: adhesion, capillary action, capillary tube, chemical, chemical property, chemistry, cohesion, demonstrating, demonstration, hydrogen bonding, hydrogen bonds, plastic tube, polar molecules, polarity, principle, properties of, science, showing, tube, water

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Capillary action

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Duration: 00:00:32.17

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