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Interactive video lesson plan for: Terpenes: The Most Common Language in the World

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The most popular language on earth isn’t spoken, it’s smelled. Those smells are made up of terpenes, a multipurpose class of chemical compounds.

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Sources:
https://www.britannica.com/science/terpene
https://nioo.knaw.nl/en/press/worlds-most-spoken-language-isterpene
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-00893-3
http://www.nature.com/nchembio/journal/v3/n7/full/nchembio.2007.5.html
https://books.google.com/books?id=9HF5JccSn_0C&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false
https://nioo.knaw.nl/en/press/sniffing-out-your-dinner-bacteria-and-their-predators
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https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/46187193#section=Top

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