Mrs. Deering's Chemical Example
Common Uses of Dihydrogen Monoxide
- by students to improve both academic and athletic performance
- for sanitation of hands before surgery
- in pesticide and insecticide production
Properties of dihydrogen monoxide
- has a greater density as a liquid than a solid
- freezes and melts at 273 K; boils at 373 K
- colorless and odorless in its pure form
Some facts of dihydrogen monoxide
- can cause death due to accidental inhalation
- found in all living organisms
- tissue damage due to prolonged exposure of dihydrogen monoxide in its solid form
Solid dihydrogen monoxide has been known to sink ships the size of the Titanic.
Stable, liquid dihydrogen monoxide can be quite safe in large quantities, but incredibly dangerous if it is agitated.
Gaseous dihydrogen monoxide can make pretty images in the sky