This is a model of glucose it contains three elements from the periodic table such as carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. 6 carbons, 6 oxygen 12 hydrogen, make up the great molecule of Glucose. Glucose is a Greek word that means sugar. Its purpose in the world is to make sweet beverages and deserts like Hot Choco cake lemonade and ice cream taste more sweeter. Glucose is also an energy form for our bodies. Foods that we eat breaks down into Glucose and is used as fuel for our bodies.