the integumentary system “body coverings”. parts of the system 1.skin 2.hair 3.nails

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Functions of the skin 1. Protects- Keeps water in and foreign particles out 2. Keeps you in touch with the outside world- nerves let you feel things around you 3. Regulates body temperature- sweat glands make sweat, which cools the body as it evaporates 4. Removes waste- Sweat removes chemical waste

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  • The Integumentary System

    Body coverings

  • Parts of the systemSkinHair Nails

  • Functions of the skin1. Protects- Keeps water in and foreign particles out

    2. Keeps you in touch with the outside world- nerves let you feel things around you

    3. Regulates body temperature- sweat glands make sweat, which cools the body as it evaporates

    4. Removes waste- Sweat removes chemical waste

  • Skin Injuries1. Skin cancer- damage to genetic material

    2. Acne- clogged hair follicles from oil and bacteria

    3. Cuts- blood clots stop the bleeding, then bacteria fighting cells protect the area

  • Skin Drawing and QuestionsUse page 17 to draw a section of the skin.Label all of the structures that are listed.The entire picture MUST be colored.Answer the questions.