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.