The Integumentary System – Skin Deeper (Part 2)

The thinnest skin on your body is found on your eyelids, and the thickest is found on the soles of your feet. This seventh video in a series of 47 explores how the integumentary system protects people and also helps them interact with the world. From getting rid of waste to storing blood to regulating temperature, skin, hair, and nails serve vital processes that help keep humans alive.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • After viewing the two videos on skin, have pupils complete a quick write—no more than two minutes—of what they've learned about the integumentary system
Classroom Considerations

  • Shows terms, important quotes, and definitions for better understanding by viewers 
  • Video ends at 9:07; the remaining time is spent on summarizing what was taught and credits
Pros

  • Closed captioning works for English, Arabic, and Portugese
  • Video uses high-quality diagrams and images
Cons

  • None
Common Core

NGSS