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3 06, 2017

What is rust? Oxidation reactions and chemistry

By |2018-09-25T20:07:38-07:00June 3rd, 2017|History|0 Comments

What is rust? A rusty fence railing Oxidation reactions Fire isn't the only kind of combustion reaction. Some kinds of metal, if you leave them in contact with oxygen, will also react with the oxygen, but much more slowly, and without making a flame. Combustion reactions Lots of chemistry articles Because this reaction [...]

3 06, 2017

Digestion – Oxidation reaction

By |2019-05-08T05:40:43-07:00June 3rd, 2017|Biology, Chemistry|2 Comments

Kids eating food (thanks to USDA) - get ready to digest food! How do you digest food? When animals, including people like you, digest their food, they use an oxidation reaction to break down big hydrocarbon molecules like sugar into different molecules. Cell digestion Digestive system What is an oxidation reaction? All our chemistry articles [...]