Human Biology Skin Test Outline 2015

Human Biology Skin Test Outline 2015
 Be able to label a diagram of human skin. Use the diagram titled “Skin Deep” to study. This is the diagram you
will see on your test.
 Review the reading “What is your skin and what does it do?” Study your answers to the questions that match
this reading. Focus on the following information in this article:
o names of the three layers of skin
o the three types of cells found in the skin layers and what their function is (Pigments)
o the names and roles of the two fibres found in skin
o sebaceous glands and their function
o the function of the subcutaneous layer
 Study the summary sheet on the Players in the Layers.
o Layers of the skin
o Five functions of the human skin (know 3)
o How long it takes to shed the entire surface of the skin
o Hair
 Glands Attached (Sebaceous)
 Protein in hair and nails
 Review the power point on skin receptors.
o Know the difference between mechanoreceptors, pain receptors, thermoreceptors, and chemoreceptor.
 Touch discrimination lab
o Where the most sensitive and least sensitive places are?
 Review your answers to the sun and your skin Article.
o Vitamin sunlight triggers
o Be able to distinguish between UVA, UVB, and UVC rays.
o Know when you are at the highest risk of sun damage
o Four ways you can prevent sun damage.
o Be able to make some suggestions as to how you can protect yourself from harmful UV rays.
 Study the skin cancer note .
o The three types (basal, squamous and melanoma)- a few things about each
o Most cases are ____________________
o Where most cases occur?
o Suns affect on skin cancer
 Review the power point computer project on Temperature and your skin and the answers to the assignment.
Focus on the following points:
 How much water to consume each day
 Why you shiver when you are cold
 Why do we sweat
 Review your acne notes.
o how a pimple or acne forms?
o Where most breakouts are?
o Why teenagers are more prone to acne than adults
o Three common mistakes you can make when treating acne?
o What are stretch marks, Eczema, cold sores and warts
 Be able to label a diagram of Pimple formation. Use This is the diagram you will see on your test.
o Be able to use the diagram to explain, in words, how a pimple forms
 Review your notes on tattoos.
o What is a tattoo and where in your skin is it placed.
 All notes and power points are on my website.