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Solutions for Chapter 4: Physical Activity and Your Health

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 4: Physical Activity and Your Health

Solutions for Chapter 4
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Textbook: Glencoe Health, Student Edition
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Author: McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780078726545

Glencoe Health, Student Edition was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780078726545. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Since 29 problems in chapter 4: Physical Activity and Your Health have been answered, more than 3968 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Glencoe Health, Student Edition, edition: 1. Chapter 4: Physical Activity and Your Health includes 29 full step-by-step solutions.

Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Abyssal zone

    A subdivision of the benthic zone characterized by extremely high pressures, low temperatures, low oxygen, few nutrients, and no sunlight.

  • Astronomical unit (AU)

    Average distance from Earth to the Sun; or

  • Chemical compound

    A substance formed by the chemical combination of two or more elements in definite proportions and usually having properties different from those of its constituent elements.

  • Eruptive variable

    A star that varies in brightness.

  • Exotic stream

    A permanent stream that traverses a desert and has its source in well-watered areas outside the desert.

  • Flood basalts

    Flows of basaltic lava that issue from numerous cracks or fissures and commonly cover extensive areas to thicknesses of hundreds of meters.

  • Neutron star

    A star of extremely high density composed entirely of neutrons.

  • Open system

    One in which both matter and energy flow into and out of the system. Most natural systems are of this type.

  • Paleozoic era

    A span on the geologic time scale between the eons of the Precambrian and Mesozoic era from about 540 million to 248 million years ago.

  • Period

    A basic unit of the geologic calendar that is a subdivision of an era. Periods may be divided into smaller units called epochs.

  • Porphyritic texture

    An igneous texture consisting of large crystals embedded in a matrix of much smaller crystals.

  • Proterozoic eon

    The eon following the Archean and preceding the Phanerozoic. It extends between about 2,500 million (2.5 billion) and 540 million years ago.

  • Relative humidity

    The ratio of the air’s watervapor content to its water-vapor capacity.

  • Renewable resource

    A resource that is virtually inexhaustible or that can be replenished over relatively short time spans.

  • Sleet

    Frozen or semifrozen rain formed when raindrops freeze as they pass through a layer of cold air.

  • Supersaturation

    The condition of being more highly concentrated than is normally possible under given temperature and pressure conditions. When describing humidity, it refers to a relative humidity that is greater than 100 percent.

  • Terminal moraine

    The end moraine marking the farthest advance of a glacier.

  • Tropopause

    The boundary between the troposphere and the stratosphere.

  • Variable stars

    Red giants that overshoot equilibrium, then alternately expand and contract.

  • Water table

    The upper level of the saturated zone of groundwater.

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