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Ch 7: Science & Public Health Issues

About This Chapter

This chapter will recreate the definition of reviewing. Here, you will get the pleasure of viewing brief text lessons and video lessons about science and public health issues. Afterwards, you can utilize our short self assessments to test your memory.

Science & Public Health Issues - Chapter Summary

This chapter can be utilized to help you remember topics that include the uses of X-rays, types of medical imaging techniques, as well as others. Your study sessions will be enhanced by brief video lessons and text lessons that are mobile friendly. Short but comprehensive quizzes will give you ways to examine your progress through the chapter. The following topics are also included:

  • Explanation of nutrition
  • Definition of health and wellness
  • Types of environmental health
  • Definition of biotechnology and genetic engineering

Return to previous lessons by clicking recent activity. If you would like more information about our instructors, check out the lesson transcripts.Take your quizzes on the go by printing the worksheet and answers.

7 Lessons in Chapter 7: Science & Public Health Issues
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What is Nutrition?

1. What is Nutrition?

Nutrition is the process of taking in nutrients from the foods you eat. Learn about the six nutrients needed for energy, maintenance of tissues and regulation of bodily processes: carbohydrates, fats, proteins, water, vitamins and minerals.

Health & Wellness: Definition and Dimensions

2. Health & Wellness: Definition and Dimensions

It's important to be happy and healthy! This lesson will contrast between health and wellness as well as what the different dimension of wellness are and how they interact.

What Is Environmental Health? Definition, Types & Sources

3. What Is Environmental Health? Definition, Types & Sources

In this video lesson, you will learn about environmental health. You will also learn about threats to environmental health and how to distinguish between different categories of environmental hazards.

What is Biotechnology? - Definition, History & Examples

4. What is Biotechnology? - Definition, History & Examples

Biotechnology is a broad category and includes some surprising concepts. Learn what practices and disciplines fall under this exciting and expanding classification.

What is Genetic Engineering? - Definition and Examples

5. What is Genetic Engineering? - Definition and Examples

How do we make the insulin used by diabetic patients? In this lesson, you'll learn the basics of how genetic engineering can be used to transform a bacterial host cell into a genetically-modified organism that produces human insulin.

What Are X-rays? - Definition & Uses

6. What Are X-rays? - Definition & Uses

This lesson describes X-rays and their many uses, from looking at broken bones to analyzing the rocks on Mars. Learn how X-rays are part of the larger electromagnetic spectrum, which ranges from radio waves to powerful gamma rays.

Medical Imaging Techniques: Types & Uses

7. Medical Imaging Techniques: Types & Uses

What is medical imaging and how is it used? Learn about the different types of imaging used in medicine and how they've changed healthcare, then take a quiz to test your knowledge.

Chapter Practice Exam
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