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Title: Integumentary System


1
Integumentary System
  • 8th Grade
  • Lesson 4
  • Pages B26-31

2
Integumentary System
  • A system that is made up of parts that cover and
    protect the body
  • Skin
  • Hair
  • Nails

3
Skin
  • Epidermis
  • The thin, outtermost layer of the skin
  • Contains no blood vessels
  • Dermis
  • The layer beneath the epidermis.
  • A thick layer
  • Contains hair follicles, sweat glands, oil glands
    and nerves

Helps protect other body parts from injury and
infection. Helps maintain body temp.
4
Skin
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5
Skin
  • If you become too hot, sweat glands produce
    perspiration that cools you.
  • Produces melanin a pigment that provides skin
    color and protects from UV rays
  • Oil glands keep hair from getting dry and
    brittle and skin from drying out.

6
Hair
  • Hardened, dead cells.
  • Roots are living cells deep in dermis

7
Nails
  • Made up of dead cells.

8
Caring for the Integumentary System
  • Clean skin and Scalp
  • Treat dandruff
  • Select foods containing Vitamin A
  • Check moles and freckles regularly
  • Wear Sunscreen of at least SPF 15
  • Read directions when using makeup
  • Seek proper care for skin rashes
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