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Lesson Worksheet: Skin Science

In this worksheet, we will practice identifying the functions of the skin and carrying out investigations related to the skin.

Q1:

Which of the following is one way in which the skin stays healthy on its own?

  • AIt does not make new layers.
  • BIt repairs itself by making new layers.
  • CIt allows new skin to fall off.

Q2:

Which of the following is a protective function of the skin?

  • AKeeping the body temperature constant
  • BAllowing germs into the body
  • CAllowing oxygen to leave the body

Q3:

Anthony and Elizabeth were discussing ways to keep the skin healthy.

Which student is correct?

  • AAnthony
  • BThey are both correct.
  • CElizabeth
  • DNeither of them is correct.

Q4:

Pick the largest organ in the human body.

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Q5:

The skin, heart, and lungs are examples of organs.

Fill in the blank: An organ is a that has a specific function.

  • Asystem
  • Bcell
  • Cbody part
  • Dtissue

Q6:

This is a diagram of the skin.

How many layers is the skin made of?

  • AMany layers
  • BTwo layers
  • COne layer

Q7:

Jennifer wanted to find out the effect of sunscreen on the skin.

She rubbed sunscreen on one side of a piece of blue paper.

Then, she put it in direct sunlight and looked at it the next day.

Which side of the paper would fade?

  • ANeither side
  • BBoth sides
  • CThe side without sunscreen
  • DThe side with sunscreen

Does sunscreen help protect the skin from the Sun’s rays?

  • ANo
  • BYes

Q8:

Anthony made a list of ways the skin protects the body.

Which statement is incorrect?

Q9:

Look at the image of an orange.

Orange

In what way is an orange peel similar to skin?

  • AIt does not provide protection for the orange.
  • BIt helps the orange grow.
  • CIt provides protection for the orange.

Q10:

Noah and Scarlett are discussing how an orange peel is different from skin.

Which student is correct?

  • ANoah
  • BScarlett
  • CBoth

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