Carbon Dioxide

By Sam Beuerlein


  • Also known as CO2
  • CO2 is the chemcial name
  • Three uses of the chemical are to create carbonated drinks, make fire extinguishers, and plants use it for photosynthesis
  • Some properties of carbon dioxide are that it is reactant with water, it's solid form is dry ice, and it is a linear covalent molecule


  1. Carbon Dioxide was the first gas to be distinguished from ordinary air
  2. China and the US are the largest emitters of CO2
  3. Carbon Dioxide at room temperature with atmospheric pressure, skips the liquid stage (dry ice) and turns directly into a gas