Read the "Dihydrogen Monoxide FAQ" article below. After you read the article, answer the following question:
- Should we consume Dihydrogen Monoxide?
Understanding what different compounds are is important. For example, Dihydrogen Monoxide is the name for water. We need water to survive, but without water we would die. When asked, "Should we consume Dihydrogen Monoxide?," your answer should be the following: Yes. There are several reasons it is necessary to be able to understand the names of certain compounds. One important reason it is important to understand what different compounds are is due to the products we buy. Take a look at some of the labels below. Do you know what each ingredient on the label is?
We use several products in our daily lives that have an ingredient list. We have ingredients lists for food, cleaning products, baby products, beverages, etc. When it comes to ingredient lists, they can sometimes be difficult to understand. There are so many different ingredients that are difficult to understand. In fact, companies are trying to reduce the ingredient list. Check out the following video:
We don't only have to understand the ingredients list, but we need to look at other items on the labels, such as the caffeine and sugar concentrations. In this unit, we will be learning about a variety of topics that will help us understand a label on the products we use.