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The Chemistry of CO2--Carbon Dioxide -- Chemistry Now

The Chemistry of CO2--Carbon Dioxide

This video explains and illustrates the molecular structure of CO2; how the bonding of the carbon and oxygen molecules illustrates the Octet Rule, or Rule of 8; carbon dioxide and carbonation; the role of CO2 in the Earth's atmosphere; and how changing levels of CO2 can affect the temperature on the Earth's surface, including the oceans.

Credit: NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation (NSF)

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