What is Carbon

The Elements of LIFE Design Inspiration

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In this blog, I'd like to share the science behind the elements used for my I am Life design.  This is a fundamental overview of how these elements are essential to our everyday lives.  Elements of the design:  I: Iodine is a naturally occurring element found in seawater. This element is essential for regulating our thyroid hormones, which control our metabolism. The body also needs thyroid hormones for proper bone and brain development during pregnancy and infancy. Am: Americium is a silvery-white, synthetic element that is created during nuclear reactions. The element is used in smoke detectors to keep us safe from fires, and most importantly,...

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What is a Gneiss rock?

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A gneiss is a coarse-grained metamorphic rock with a streak foliation due to parallel alignment of minerals, usually in bands of light and dark-colored minerals. 

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What is Carbon?

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Carbon is life.

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