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Compounds: Death of a President

Introducing Elements, Compounds and Mixtures

From water to table salt, we safely come into contact with countless chemical compounds every day. But compounds can also be deadly. Using Turkish President Turgut Özal’s death and eventual autopsy as real-life context, this video examines the chemical and structural qualities of compounds—in particular, the toxic pesticide known as DDT. Complemented by clear graphics, it is essential viewing for students of chemistry.

Rating: E
Production Year: 2021
Duration: 6 min
Series: Introducing Elements, Compounds and Mixtures
Printable Resources: Yes

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