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87 resources with the concept skin

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Lesson Planet

The Science of Skin

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Almost one fifth of your weight is in your skin, but why does it weigh so much? Viewers learn about the integumentary system and the many functions it performs constantly to keep them safe. Then, they answer multiple choice and...
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Why Human Ancestry Matters: Crash Course Big History #205

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Genetic variation makes for stronger species, but for a mammalian species, humans are disturbingly closely related. Help your class explore human ancestry and genealogy using the 15th video in a 16-part series. It describes how we became...
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Drugs + Your Body—It Isn’t Pretty

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Drugs can affect all parts of the body including teeth, skin, heart, brain, and lungs. Use an interactive that explores topics like addiction and the brain, steroid use and skin breakouts, methamphetamine use and rotting teeth, smoking...
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How the Body Works—Skin

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Take an elevator down under the surface of the skin! Animations show that new skin cells are formed and the old ones are shed in the epidermis, how melanin provides color and nerves and blood vessels reside in the dermis, and what the...
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Asking and Answering Questions: Studying the Skin of a Frog

For Teachers 3rd Standards
English language arts and science combine in a lesson that focuses on asking and answering questions about frog skin. Discussion, a read-aloud, and partner work lead the way towards a three-page worksheet that tests learners'...
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How UV Causes Cancer and Aging

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
As the rates of skin cancer rise to become the most common type of cancer in the United States, scientists directly relate sunscreen usage to skin cancer prevention. Doctors research exactly how ultraviolet light changes cells. Viewers...
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Organize-It

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many pupils struggle to categorize and organize related content. Multiple quizzes on a variety of topics offer practice for these specific skills. Scholars move items around until they think each is placed in the proper position....
7:25
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Could You Be Immune to Everything?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Could super immunity be the next big super power? Discover the amazing inner workings of the immune system through an engaging video from an interesting science playlist. Animated antibodies take on a variety of pathogenic invaders while...
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Why Do We Itch?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Our skin is the first line of defense against insects, parasites, and other irritants. How do we defend it? Step inside the science of scratching with a video from an informative playlist. Topics include how itching evolved, what happens...
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Human Skin Color: Evidence for Selection

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Skin color is controlled by at least six genes. Young scientists learn about skin colors through a documentary. They discuss the topics of pigment, natural selection, and vitamin D absorption. They apply their knowledge to higher order...
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How We Get Our Skin Color

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is our skin color determined only by genetics? Explore skin science through a video and related interactive. Young biologists discover the cells of the epidermis, how melanin is made, and the factors that influence the outward appearance...
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Assessing Skin Sensitivity—Touch Discrimination

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How do we distinguish between the number of things touching our skin? Scholars explore an interesting lesson through an experiment. They learn that there must be an unstimulated sensory unit between two touches to distinguish them. They...
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Assessing Skin Sensitivity—Temperature Receptors

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
You walk into a room and immediately notice it is cold, but how did your body recognize it? Scholars explore how their skin determines if something is hot, cold, or just right. They learn about receptors and response times through...
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Zebrafish and Skin Color

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
You may not know if that zebrafish in your fish tank is a model citizen—but it is definitely a model organism! What can we learn about ourselves from a tiny zebrafish? Discover more about the polygenic trait of skin color through a...
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Understanding Variation

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Does where we live influence how our bodies express genetic traits? Explore variation in human skin color with an activity that incorporate video and hands-on learning. Individuals model the relationship between phenotypes and genotypes,...
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How We Get Our Skin Color Interactive

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
I can see your epidermis. A short video shows how we get our skin color. It explains how melanocyte cells in the epidermis produce melanin, and that the type and amount of melanin controls skin color.
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Skin Color Interactive Video: The Biology of Skin Color

For Students 9th - 12th
It's all just skin deep. An anthropologist explains in a video how she used UV radiation data from NASA to come up with a theory on how human skin color has evolved over time. The skin has to be dark enough to block harmful UV radiation,...
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Horns vs. Antlers

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Antlers and horns ... they're the same, right? Compare and contrast these two commonly misidentified structures using a video from an extensive playlist that explores mammals. It describes the two prominent protrusions in terms of...
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Pangolins

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Whether you call it a walking artichoke, or a pinecone anteater, pangolins are pretty cool! The narrator of a video from a larger playlist exploring mammals introduces young zoologists to the pangolin from the specimen room of the Field...
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Why Are Avocados So Awesome?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is it just coincidence that avocados and awesome both begin with the letter A? Introduce young nutritionists to a super food with some super powers using a video from the Reactions playlist. Scientists from the American Chemical Society...
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What's the Deal with Acne?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Use science to treat acne outbreaks! Scholars learn the immune response that creates their dreaded pimples. An ACS Reactions video lesson explains how bacteria and white blood cells interact to create these blemishes and how hormones...
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How to Make Electronic Skin with Stanford's Zhenan Bao

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How many scientists does it take to make electronic skin? No, it's not a riddle! See a breakthrough in nanotechnology, courtesy of a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions series. You'll hear the project leader, plus...
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The Chemistry of Poison Ivy

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Leaves of three, let it be! Why does poison ivy produce such a terrible, itchy rash? Young outdoor enthusiasts get acquainted with urushiol, poison ivy's rash-producing natural oil, with a video from the American Chemical Society's...
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How Does Moisturizer Work?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Aaah, winter ... chapped lips, rough hands, and flaky, itchy skin! When you apply your favorite moisturizing lotion, what does it actually do? Science scholars examine the types and functions of moisturizers through a video from the...