Defining Across the Curriculum

Defining Across the Curriculum - Defining Across the...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Defining Across the Curriculum – A Biology Assignment What Sodium Does – Jane E. Brody What Sodium Does is an explanation of the biological effects of salt on the human body. Jane E. Brody also discusses the consequences salt may have on the body. Through careful reading, the essential concepts, applications and implications of this article may be discerned. This passage first establishes the essential concepts which are needed to understand the entire article, most of which are biological or chemical definitions and fundamental biological concepts. The author is careful to explain that sodium is a critical component of the human body. Sodium has a counterpart, chloride, and together they create sodium chloride, or salt. Brody includes the classification of sodium and chloride as electrolytes or specialized minerals. Sodium and chloride, consequently salt, are established as the prime regulators of water balance for cells. It is important for water and
Image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern