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Solutions for Chapter 13: Personal Safety

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 13: Personal Safety

Glencoe Health, Student Edition was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780078726545. Chapter 13: Personal Safety includes 13 full step-by-step solutions. Since 13 problems in chapter 13: Personal Safety have been answered, more than 4119 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Glencoe Health, Student Edition, edition: 1.

Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Aphelion

    The place in the orbit of a planet where the planet is farthest from the Sun.

  • Autumnal equinox

    The equinox that occurs on September 21–23 in the Northern Hemisphere and on March 21–22 in the Southern Hemisphere.

  • Chemical bond

    A strong attractive force that exists between atoms in a substance. It involves the transfer or sharing of electrons that allows each atom to attain a full valence shell.

  • Ebb current

    The movement of a tidal current away from the shore.

  • Ecliptic

    The yearly path of the Sun plotted against the background of stars.

  • Foreshocks

    Small earthquakes that often precede a major earthquake.

  • Giant (star)

    A luminous star of large radius.

  • Glassy texture

    A term used to describe the texture of certain igneous rocks, such as obsidian, that contain no crystals.

  • Ground moraine

    An undulating layer of till deposited as the ice front retreats.

  • Gyre

    The large circular surface current pattern found in each ocean.

  • Luminosity

    The brightness of a star. The amount of energy radiated by a star.

  • Marine terrace

    A wave-cut platform that has been exposed above sea level.

  • Nonmetallic mineral resource

    Mineral resource that is not a fuel or processed for the metals it contains.

  • Proton–proton chain

    A chain of thermonuclear reactions by which nuclei of hydrogen are built up into nuclei of helium.

  • Seismic gap

    A segment of an active fault zone that has not experienced a major earthquake over a span when most other segments have. Such segments are probable sites for future major earthquakes.

  • Solifluction

    Slow, downslope flow of water-saturated materials common to permafrost areas.

  • Steam fog

    Fog having the appearance of steam, produced by evaporation from a warm water surface into the cool air above.

  • Stress

    The force per unit area acting on any surface within a solid.

  • Tidal current

    The alternating horizontal movement of water associated with the rise and fall of the tide.

  • Ventifact

    A cobble or pebble polished and shaped by the sandblasting effect of wind.

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