Essays Tagged: "Carbon monoxide"

The hazardous effect of smoking

your health and the health of others.I. The hazardous ingredients in cigarette tobaccoA. NicotineB. Carbon MonoxideC. TarII. The diseases related to smoking cigarettesA. How cigarette smoking effects ... he flow of blood from their heart, the heart beat and breathing rate.Next, cigarette smoke contains carbon monoxide, the same poisonous gases released from a car exhaust pipe (Henningfield 33). Carbon ...

(7 pages) 423 1 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Cigarettes and how bad they really are for you.

t you will look like when you are even older. Ok how bad is this? A key ingredient in cigarettes is carbon monoxide, what carbon monoxide does is destroy oxygen. So when you inhale this it gets into y ... ked into your blood. This raises your heart rate, which means your body craves more oxygen, but the carbon monoxide doesn't allow this to happen. That's why a lot of smokers become short of breath so ...

(3 pages) 131 5 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

This essay is about humans and the effect they have made on the natural enviroment

industrial developed countries generate billions of tones of pollutants. The major pollutants are: carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, ozone, lead, particles and volatile organic compo ...

(1 pages) 166 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Fake Press Release Intro to PR.

s the greenhouse effect, green house gases absorb within the atmosphere. Green house gasses include Carbon Dioxide, Methane, Ozone, Carbon Monoxide, Nitrous Acids, CFC's (Chloro Fluro Carbon, most com ...

(2 pages) 109 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

What happens biologically to your brain when you smoke a cigarette?

e smoke.It's known that some of these chemicals ravage the body. Prime ingredients such as tars and carbon monoxide are instigators of cardiovascular diseases and lung ailments. The cigarette's third ...

(5 pages) 108 4 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

A Smokers Pleasure.

hese drags, is the need for another, thus furthering the addiction. As their lungs are filling with carbon monoxide their bloodstream is carrying nicotine throughout their body and to their heart and ... ple die of heart disease every year (Deaths Attributable to Cigarette Smoking). This is because the carbon monoxide from smoke removes the oxygen from blood, causing cholesterol to deposit on the arte ...

(6 pages) 74 1 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Con's for snowmobiling in BLM Lands.

morning and motorists wait in traffic while their sputtering engines are coughing a gray haze. The Carbon Monoxide threatens the health of the employees and the animals around. This alone seems like ...

(2 pages) 22 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Air pollution (acid rain, common pollutants, indoor/outdoor air pollution) and its effects on the environment

n, and even your own home is full of airborne contaminants.First, one naturally formed pollutant is carbon monoxide, a gas that is poisonous to humans. Unfortunately, it is tasteless, colorless, and o ... s. Unfortunately, it is tasteless, colorless, and odorless, so it cannot be detected by the senses. Carbon monoxide's natural atmospheric concentration is about 0.2 ppm, or parts per million, which is ...

(15 pages) 354 1 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Pollution: This essay answers to questions like "What is pollution?", "Why do we have pollution?" and etc..

s and the increasing population of vehicles, the atmospheric region is choked with such gases like, Carbon Monoxide, Sulphuric Oxide and other toxic gases accumulating to fall as acid rain. Irresponsi ... umpteen tiny holes in the atmosphere are enlarged resulting from toxic gases especially chlorofluorocarbon (CFC), generating a hotter weather. Even though, our country is catastrophe free, but polluti ...

(1 pages) 89 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Effect of Smoking on Breathing, Gas Exchange & Pregnancy

ene.Tobacco SmokeTobacco smoke contains many harmful gases that can be damaging to the body such as carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, hydrogen cyanide, ammonia and acrolein.Passive SmokingPassive smoking ... these substances will damage the lungs and cause a reduction in their ability to function properly.Carbon MonoxideOne of the main functions of the respiratory system is to provide the body with oxyge ...

(4 pages) 50 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Carbon Monoxide as a messenger

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a gas that can be looked at from two different perspectives. It can be seen ... es as well as many other organs when produced in the body. It all depends on how your body gets the carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide can enter the body through inhaling or through body production. It ... onoxide can enter the body through inhaling or through body production. It makes a vital difference.Carbon monoxide is a highly toxic gas. However, it doesn't kill anything through chemical changes wh ...

(2 pages) 37 1 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Twain Should Meet

ing end of a cigarette contains at least 60 carcinogens, including: formaldehyde, cyanide, arsenic, carbon monoxide, methane, & benzene. The smoker, and anyone else nearby, inhales these chemicals ... ing end of a cigarette contains at least 60 carcinogens, including: formaldehyde, cyanide, arsenic, carbon monoxide, methane, & benzene. The smoker, and anyone else nearby, inhales these chemicals ...

(12 pages) 36 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A Persuasive Letter on Air Polution

he ozone hole bigger, which leads to ultra violet ray come from the sun. The whole world has %50 of carbon monoxide in the air we daily breathe that only results from transportation. Here in the Unite ...

(2 pages) 142 2 3.2 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Heart Disease (Heart disease and common heart dissorders)

ading to heart disease is the chemicals contained in tobacco smoke, which include tar, nicotine and carbon monoxide. In terms of the heart the nicotine and carbon monoxide of tobacco smoke causes a lo ... s need for oxygen. It also reduces the blood supply to tissue cells by narrowing the blood vessels. Carbon monoxide reduced the amount of oxygen that the blood is able to carry to body and heart. So w ...

(3 pages) 160 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Chemistry 10 Notes on Naming Compounds and Types of Chemical Reactions.

element1 Mono 6 Hexa2 Di 7 Hepta3 Tri 8 Octa4 Tetra 9 Nona5 Penta 10 DecaNO2 = Nitrogen DioxideCO = Carbon MonoxideN2O4 = Dinitrogen TetroxideSi2I6 = Disilicon HexaiodideWriting Chemical FormulaCompou ... terAnhydrous Compounds = w/o WaterExamplesLiOH*H2O = Lithium oxide monohydrateNa2CO3*10H2O = Sodium carbonate decahydrateCu(NO3)2*6H2O = Copper nitrate hexahydrateName compound, and then add the numbe ...

(1 pages) 24 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Earth's Atmosphere

eriod of great activity, the rocks gave off large quantities of gases, including nitrogen, ammonia, carbon monoxide and water vapor as well- a mixture similar to that given off by volcanoes and fumaro ... photosynthesis (a form of metabolism in which light is used to convert inorganic molecules such as carbon dioxide and water into more complex organic molecules, such as sugar), and released oxygen in ...

(5 pages) 84 1 4.1 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

AP Envi Sci Essay - Air pollution

Asbestos and carbon monoxide are two types of indoor air pollution. Asbestos can be found in the insulation of ol ... e two types of indoor air pollution. Asbestos can be found in the insulation of older buildings and carbon monoxide can be found in houses with wood burning fireplaces or stoves. Asbestos used to be u ... ning fireplaces or stoves. Asbestos used to be used in insulation because it does not conduct heat. Carbon monoxide is given off in some combustion reactions such as those that take place in a woodsto ...

(1 pages) 29 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Concentration camps: Where were they located? How many were established? What was camp life like? etc.

the well-known camps, was known for its operation of three gas vans used for extermination. It used carbon monoxide and had the capacity to murder up to twelve thousand prisoners within a period of tw ... to gas chambers which were deceivingly labeled as "showers". The chamber doors were then sealed and carbon monoxide was released into the chamber, killing all those inside. This process was then repea ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Air Pollution: Reasearch Report

educes visibility and can sometimes interfere with aviation.The most abundant of air pollutants are Carbon Monoxide, Nitrogen Oxides and Sulfur Oxides. These chemicals are the waste byproducts of fuel ... nPrimary pollutants emitted directly to the atmosphere, including nitrogen oxides, sulphur dioxide, carbon monoxide, particulate matter and volatile organic compounds (VOCs), can be a major cause of p ...

(8 pages) 209 1 4.8 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Effects of Carbon Monoxide (CO) on the Human Body

Carbon monoxide is a tasteless, odorless, colorless, highly toxic, and flammable gas. Its chemical f ... gas. Its chemical formula is CO. Carbon monoxide is mostly formed from the incomplete combustion of carbon and/or molecules that contain carbon. Carbon monoxide is usually inhaled into the body when p ... o the body when people smoke cigarettes or any other substances. When breathed into the human body, carbon monoxide alters the hemoglobin and thus puts a stop on the absorption of oxygen into the red ...

(3 pages) 34 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry