3.2.8 Explore: Endothermic and Exothermic Processes in Nature
Use this article to answer questions about the importance of exothermic reactions in the
formation of a planet. (25 points)
1. Summarize the process of chemical desorption described in the introduction of the article.
Identify how exothermic reactions are involved in this process. (5 points)
2. What surface did the researchers use to model interstellar dust? (3 points)