By Judith Goodenough
With a brand new open, student-friendly structure and extra media integration, the Fourth variation of Biology of people: suggestions, purposes, and concerns maintains to customize the examine of human biology. Its conversational writing type, wonderful artwork, considerable purposes, and studying instruments increase your critical-thinking abilities. The authors supply a conceptual framework that will help you know how bodies paintings, and to house concerns correct to human healthiness in today’s international. You’ll achieve an appreciation for the intricacy of the human physique and where of people within the ecosphere.
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The negatively charged electrons stay near the nucleus because they are attracted to the positively charged protons in it. Most atoms have the same number of positively charged protons and negatively charged electrons. As a result, they are “neutral,” having no net charge. 1 summarizes the basic characteristics of protons, neutrons, and electrons. Elements An element is a pure form of matter containing only one kind of atom. You are probably familiar with many elements, such as gold, silver, iron, and oxygen.
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