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Chapter 20: Redox Reactions
A Tutorial on Redox
Reactions Visit this site for a tutorial on oxidation-reduction reactions. Compare the definitions on this Web page from New Zealand to the definitions in
your textbook, are there differences?
Bombardier Beetle Visit this site to learn more about the bombardier beetle and see close-up photos of the beetle. This site contains links to additional scientific topics. Select a topic and
click on the link to read more.
Secretion Visit this site to find out the chemical compounds in a skunk’s defensive spray. Click on the link “Chemistry of Skunk Spray.” Can you write the chemical reaction that occurs
when you deodorize skunk spray? Look under the topic “Deodorizing Skunk Spray” for more information.
fabric bleaches work? Visit this site to find out how laundry products work. Try to write the redox reactions that occur for each type of product. The reaction descriptions are in the text.
Bioluminescence Visit this site to learn more about bioluminescence. Click on the introduction link to read about the chemistry of bioluminescence. This site contains several photos of organisms
that have this ability.