University Chemistry ›› 2020, Vol. 35 ›› Issue (11): 170-177.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX202007027

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Fish Paradise Secret

Haoyu Yang, Liqiong Yang, Yufei Wang()   

  • Received:2020-07-08 Accepted:2020-08-18 Published:2020-09-04
  • Contact: Yufei Wang


This article introduces the relationship between chemistry and fish farming, fish selling, and fish food. The nitrogen cycle process in fish ponds is introduced to explain the fish farming. "Yufuling" is used as the entry point to fish selling to connect food safety with chemistry. Fishy smell is explained from a chemical perspective for fish food. This paper aims at making a scientific explanation of life phenomena, deepening the consciousness of chemical life, helping people establish a correct view of chemical science, and inspiring youth to learn to use the knowledge that they have learned to explain life phenomena. This paper also tries to show the youth that life cannot be separated from chemistry, and chemistry cannot be separated from life.

Key words: Nitrogen cycle, Yufuling, Fishy smell, Chemistry and life