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Solutions for Chapter 1: Your Health and Wellness

Glencoe Health, Student Edition | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9780078726545 | Authors: McGraw-Hill

Full solutions for Glencoe Health, Student Edition | 1st Edition

ISBN: 9780078726545

Glencoe Health, Student Edition | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9780078726545 | Authors: McGraw-Hill

Solutions for Chapter 1: Your Health and Wellness

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Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Basaltic composition

    A compositional group of igneous rocks indicating that the rock contains substantial dark silicate minerals and calciumrich plagioclase feldspar.

  • Emergent coast

    A coast where land that was formerly below sea level has been exposed either because of crustal uplift or a drop in sea level or both.

  • Eruptive variable

    A star that varies in brightness.

  • Foliation

    A texture of metamorphic rocks that gives the rock a layered appearance.

  • Fossil succession

    Fossil organisms that succeed one another in a definite and determinable order, and any time period can be recognized by its fossil content.

  • Glacial trough

    A mountain valley that has been widened, deepened, and straightened by a glacier.

  • Ionic bond

    A chemical bond between two oppositely charged ions formed by the transfer of valence electrons from one atom to the other.

  • La Niña

    An episode of strong trade winds and unusually low sea-surface temperatures in the central and eastern Pacific. The opposite of El Niño.

  • Mantle

    The 2,900-kilometer- (1,800-mile-) thick layer of Earth located below the crust.

  • Meteorite

    Any portion of a meteoroid that survives its traverse through Earth’s atmosphere and strikes Earth’s surface.

  • Mixing ratio

    The mass of water vapor in a unit mass of dry air; commonly expressed as grams of water vapor per kilogram of dry air.

  • Model

    A term often used synonymously with hypothesis but is less precise because it is sometimes used to describe a theory as well.

  • Seawall

    A barrier constructed to prevent waves from reaching the area behind the wall. Its purpose is to defend property from the force of breaking waves.

  • Slump

    The downward slipping of a mass of rock or unconsolidated material moving as a unit along a curved surface.

  • Stellar parallax

    A measure of stellar distance.

  • Supercooled

    The condition of water droplets that remain in the liquid state at temperatures well below 0° C.

  • System

    Any size group of interacting parts that form a complex whole.

  • Temperature inversion

    A layer in the atmosphere of limited depth where the temperature increases rather than decreases with height.

  • Thermosphere

    The region of the atmosphere immediately above the mesosphere and characterized by increasing temperatures due to absorption of very shortwave solar energy by oxygen.

  • Vent

    The surface opening of a conduit or pipe.

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