Water, Facts & Figures
The more I read about water, the more fascinated I become. Water not only covers two thirds of our planet, but also makes up a large percentage of plant and animal life, including us humans.
Plants are composed of 90 to 95% water. Humans average about 55 to 60% water. Plants take in water through their roots and leaves, while humans and most other animals must drink it. Plants do not have circulatory systems as animals do. Our circulatory system carries the water we ingest to the small intestine whereby it enters the bloodstream (through osmosis) which circulates it throughout the body and into the cell walls.
In order for plants to release water, …