How the Skin, Hair, and Nails Work
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by Stacy Lopez
| 22 Questions
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How many layers does your skin have?
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4
The epidermis is the outer layer of skin.
True
False
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4
Melanin is what determines our skin color.
True
False
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4
The blood vessels and nerve endings are located in the epidermis.
True
False
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4
Oil glands make a sticky substance called:
Sweat
Sebum
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4
Sweat comes out of holes called
buckets
pores
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4
Hair follicles start in the fat layer.
True
False
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4
What is Nurb's bad habit?
He bites his nails
He picks his nose
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4
When does Nerve bite his nails?
When he wants shorter nail
When he is nervous, excited, or bored
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4
What's the bottom part of the nail called?
The root
The base
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5
What bit of skin protects the nail at the bottom?
The nail cover
The cuticle
12
5
What is the lunula named after?
The sun
The moon
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5
Do you bite your nails?
A
B
C
D
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5
Is there hair on almost every part of the body?
Yes
No
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5
What protects your eyes from dirt and dust?
Eyebrows
Eyelashes
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5
What protects your eyes from sweat dripping down into them?
Eyebrows
Eyelashes
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5
Where does hair begin?
at the root
the hair bulb
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5
Does it hurt to get your hair cut?
yes
no, the cells aren't alive anymore.
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5
What makes hair shiny?
oil
great conditioner
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5
How many hairs fall out a day?
100,000 hairs
50-100 hairs
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5
hair color comes from
paint
melanin
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keep hair looking great by
washing it, brushing it, eating nutritious foods.
wearing a cool haircut
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