By Ethel Sloane

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It contains the right and left pleural cavities (sacs) and the mediastinum. (1) The pleural cavities each contain a lung. (2) The mediastinum contains the heart, which is located within the pericardial cavity, the thymus gland, part of the esophagus, and many large blood vessels. b. The abdominopelvic (peritoneal) cavity contains the viscera of the abdomen and the pelvic areas. c. Additional small cavities in the head include the oral cavity, the nasal cavity, the middle ear cavities, and the orbital cavities for the eyes.

A neutron is an uncharged particle with about the same mass as a proton. Protons and neutrons make up most of the mass of an atom and are located in the atomic nucleus. c. An electron carries one unit of a negative electrical charge but a very small mass-only about 1/1,800 of the mass of a proton. Electrons are responsible for the binding between atoms. d. All atoms are considered electrically neutral because the number of protons equals the number of electrons. Page 12 Figure 2-1. The Bohr model of a carbon atom, developed by Niels Bohr in the early 1900s.

A polar environment tends to exclude nonpolar compounds and push them out. An example is the reaction of oil droplets in water, which coalesce to form a layer. II. Chemical Reactions Are interactions of atoms or molecules to form or break chemical bonds, which result in changes in the composition of matter. Chemical reactions do not create or destroy matter, but only rearrange it. Involved are reactants, which are the substances that combine, and products, which are the substances that are formed.

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