Illustrated Glossary of Organic Chemistry

Carbon dioxide: A molecule consisting of one carbon atom bearing two oxygen atoms and two carbon-oxygen double bonds. Molecular formula CO2.

Molecular Structure of Carbon Dioxide

Lewis structure
Ball and spoke
Space-filling model
Molecular model kit


Among other sources, carbon dioxide is produced

Dissolved in water, carbon dioxide
Dry ice is solid carbon dioxide at -78 oC.
from complete combustion of organic materials.
provides the fizz for carbonated drinks.
Click to watch a time-lapse video of

dry ice sublimation.