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The chemistry of vaping.: Home

The big question

When they first came on the market, e-cigarettes and vaping was originally claimed to be safer than smoking. Recent scientific evidence, however, has raised some doubt to this claim. For this assignment, you will explore the CHEMISTRY behind vaping in order to answer the questions:

What is vape?

and

How healthy is it really?

You will present your findings in the form of a PowerPoint presentation, brochure, poster or another method if approved by your teacher.

Part I- The Chemicals

Using the link below fill in the table provided with your assignment sheet:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/

Parts 3-5: The effects on the body

Now that you have discovered the chemistry involved, let's take a look at some of the effects that vaping has on the human body. Use the following Healthline and Webmd articles to answers the questions on your assignment sheet:

https://www.healthline.com/health/is-vaping-bad-for-you

https://www.webmd.com/lung/popcorn-lung#1