Answer page 112 of Into the Future: Science and Health (Yellow), Activity 3.1 on one whole sheet of paper to be submitted to the Class President.
HOUSEHOLD MATERIALSHousehold Materials ±
materials used at home.1.
Preservatives ± chemicals that help preserve the quality of the food, and slow down spoilage tomake food last longer.-
substances used to prevent the action of the agents of spoilage such as bacteria, molds, yeasts and insects.Examples: sodium nitrate, sodium benzoate2.
Additives ± chemicals that enhance the flavor/taste and color of food.Examples: monosodium glutamate (vetsin), sodium chloride (salt), citric acid, achuete, ketchup,tomato sauce3.
Antiseptics ± kill germsExamples: soap and alcohol4.
Solvents± liquids that dissolve another substance or substances to form a solution.Examples: water, vinegar, calamansi juice extract, acetone, muriatic acid, alcohol, thinner,turpentine5.
Insecticides ± chemical poisons used to kill harmful insects at home such as cockroaches andmosquitoes.6.
Pesticides ± poisons used in farms to effectively control pests such as stem borers.-chemical mixtures or botanical agents from plants.7.Paints- mixture of coloring matter with a suitable liquid that forms a dry coat when spread over asurface.- protect and decorate homes, buildings, and furniture.8. Synthetics ± manmade- substances that have been made artificially that come from carbon, hydrogen, nitrogenand oxygenExamples: plastic, styrofoam, sachetsANTISEPTICS
± substance usually made by the action of alkali on fat that dissolves in water and is used for cleaning and washing.a.
Toilet and Laundry Soaps ± cleaning agents for bathroom and clothes b.
Bar and Liquid Soaps ± cleaning the face and bodyc.
Powdered Soap or detergents ± dishwashing or laundryd.
Scouring powder ± clean kitchen tiles, bathroom walls, and floorsSOLVENTS
Turpentine and Thinner
± make the paints less viscous so they are easy to apply.INSECTICIDES
3 Basic Types