Essay on-Chemistry in Our Life

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Our entire universe is made up of matter which is constantly changing forms and evolving into other forms of energy. Chemistry is defined as the study or science of this ever changing matter. Or chemistry is essentially the study of materials and the development of new materials for the betterment of humanity. We use chemistry from the beginning of the day till its end, the toothpaste we use to brush our teeth is made of abrasives, fluoride, and detergents. It is a very simple fact that chemistry plays an important role in every person’s daily activities from the moment we’re born. The role of chemistry usually begins first thing each morning. Most people wake up to an alarm or radio. These common household items contain batteries, which …show more content…
Without chemistry something as simple as scrubbing a toilet without fear of severe burns or small explosions might not be possible.
Next, though it isn’t widely known, chemistry is also heavily involved with the manufacturing of things such as makeup and soap. Each time you bathe you are witnessing chemistry at work. Chemicals such as acetyl alcohol and propylene glycol are typical ingredients in the soap used to wash your hair and skin. Without chemistry, these materials (or combinations of these materials) might be hazardous or might not exist. The chemical coloring agents used in makeup and nail polish would not be possible without an understanding of the chemicals involved.
The eradication of a number of diseases and major contributions to improving human health, have been made by modern chemical discoveries. Some important contributions in this field are life saving drugs and prophylactics, i.e., disease preventing serum and vaccines, anesthetics and antiseptics and disinfectants and germicides. Chemistry plays an important role in most industrial processes. Important examples are manufacture of synthetic fibre like rayon, nylon, Dacron, orlon etc., the plastics like Bakelite, Teflon, polythene etc. and many more things of our use like - paints, varnishes, enamels, dyes, cement, glass and ceramics and extraction of metals like silver, magnesium, gold, iron

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