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Offline The Scientist

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What are humans made of?
« on: 06/01/2011 09:09:42 »
Every living and non-living thing consist of atoms. So are humans Elements? Mixtures? Or Compounds? What do you think?


 

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What are humans made of?
« Reply #1 on: 06/01/2011 13:23:23 »
Skin and bones.
 

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What are humans made of?
« Reply #2 on: 06/01/2011 13:27:36 »
Fat and organs.
 

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What are humans made of?
« Reply #3 on: 06/01/2011 13:44:34 »
Humans are made of a horribly complicated mixture of compounds (and a few elements).
However, for some purposes they can be thought of as mainly water.
 

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What are humans made of?
« Reply #4 on: 06/01/2011 17:10:11 »
Old stars.
 

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What are humans made of?
« Reply #5 on: 20/01/2011 21:33:11 »
humans, animals, and plants contain the same basic elemental properties carbon and water ( C & H2O).
 

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What are humans made of?
« Reply #6 on: 21/01/2011 15:50:39 »
Snips and snails and puppy dog tails.
 

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