What are some compounds found in a normal bathroom?
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Compounds are a combination of two or more elements that form a molecule. Bonds can be covalent or ionic, and depend on the atoms involved. Natural compounds are atomic combinations found in nature and are created by natural processes. Carbon Dioxide (CO2) and Ammonia (NH3) are both natural compounds.
Scientists were very excited to find signs of life in the meteorite from Mars that they named ALH84001. Inside ALH84001 they found minerals and carbon compounds. They were the type of compounds that are created on Earth by microbes. They also found magnetite, a substance produced by some types of bacteria.
Advil, Bufferin, Charmin, Dixie cups, dental floss, emery board, fan, glass, hair brush, Ivory soap, jars, Kleenex, Listerine, medication, Noxzema, ointments, pills, Q-tips, Robitussin, saline solution, towels, underwear, Vaseline Petroleum Jelly, wastebasket, yellow rubber duck and Zest soap are things found in the bathroom.
There are many activities which release Carbon into the air. Some of these include the breathing [metabolism] of living animals, the burning [oxidation-reduction] of Carbon containing compounds found throughout living things in nature, and some chemical reactions of carbon containg compounds in rock and soil.