Specific Heat Capacity

In fact, water has the highest specific heat capacity (4.2 kJ kg-1 K-1) of any liquid. It takes a lot of heat to change the temperature of water. This is the reason the temperature of a pond or sea water does not vary much over the course of a day. Imagine what happens to the frogs and fish if water has the same specific heat capacity as asphalt or cement. Haha.

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