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Oxygen

some facts about oxygen

1. Dry air is 21% oxygen, 78% of nitrogen and 1% of other gases.

2. Animals and plants require oxygen for respiration.

3. Oxygen gas is colorless, odorless and tasteless.

4. Liquid and solid oxygen are pale blue.

5. Oxygen is a non-metal.

6. Oxygen gas normally is the divalent molecule O2, Ozone, O3, is another from of pure oxygen.

OXYGEN

How does oxygen get from your mouth to every cell in your body

From your mouth, the air goes through your wind pipe to your lungs. here, the oxygen in the bronchi gets absorbed by the hemoglobin in your blood, and the blood stream carries the molecules of oxygen to where it needs to be, all over your body, through your veins and arteries.