Integumentary System

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The Integumentary System : 

The Integumentary System Human Anatomy Mrs. Luepke, 224-632-3261 jluepke@dist113.org

Lesson Targets : 

Lesson Targets I can list several important functions of the integumentary system. I can identify the epidermis, dermis, hair follicle, sebaceous gland and sweat gland on a diagram of the skin. I can describe the characteristics of each layer of the skin. I can explain the function of melanin in the skin. I can determine the cause and treatment for a skin disorder.

Homework Assignments : 

Homework Assignments

Think about it… : 

Think about it… Your skin is the largest organ in your body! It weighs approximately 8 pounds and covers a surface area of 22 square feet You have about 300 million skin cells, and every minute you shed up to 40,000 of them. From this site. Check it out for more info!

Visit this link to learn about the structures and functions of the skin. Write down several important functions of the skin to use later in this lesson. : 

Visit this link to learn about the structures and functions of the skin. Write down several important functions of the skin to use later in this lesson. Structures and Functions of the Skin

Visit this link to learn how to identify skin structures. Be sure to be able to identify the epidermis, dermis, hair follicle, sebaceous gland and sweatgland. : 

Visit this link to learn how to identify skin structures. Be sure to be able to identify the epidermis, dermis, hair follicle, sebaceous gland and sweatgland. Skin Structures

Could you label this diagram and talk about characteristics of the three layers? : 

Could you label this diagram and talk about characteristics of the three layers?

What is melanin? : 

What is melanin? A pigment produced by melanocytes in the skin creating various shades and colors of skin Article about Melanin Learn more… Article about Skin Color Adaptation Learn more…

Skin Disorders : 

Skin Disorders Do you recognize any of these and their causes and treatments?

Body Systems : 

Body Systems Integumentary System Skeletal System Muscular System Nervous System Endocrine System Cardiovascular System Lymphatic System Respiratory System Digestive System Urinary System Reproductive System Set up a website… Go to www.weebly.com and set up a free account. Clip on “Create a Site” and title it “Human Anatomy.” Click on “Designs” and select one. Click on “Settings” and unclick the navigation box. Click on “Pages” and list the systems we will be studying. Click on “Publish” and write down your URL.

Remember Due Dates! : 

Remember Due Dates! 9/29 Website and web page due! Integumentary System Page Requirements PLEASE GO TO THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM PAGE: Make a list of several important functions of the integumentary system with a brief explanation. 2. Include an image of a labeled cross section of skin. Give a brief explanation of the epidermis, dermis, and hypodermis. Include a description of any structures you would like to remember in each. 3. Click on “Publish.” Go back to your website and find the page you created. Email me the URL. 4. Be ready to discuss melanin and the skin disorders pictured at our weekly meeting.

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