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Body Systems Series:  I - The Integumentary System

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This podcast is part of the series: Body Systems Series


Lauren Haslam


Jacksonville HS, Jacksonville City Schools


Explore the integumentary system of the human body with an overview about skin, hair, and sweat glands.

Length: 02:20

Content Areas: Science

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

SC (9-12) Anatomy and Physiology Elective
1. Use appropriate anatomical terminology.
Examples: proximal, superficial, medial, supine, superior, inferior, anterior, posterior
SC (9-12) Anatomy and Physiology Elective
5. Identify anatomical structures and functions of the integumentary system.
  • Identifying accessory organs
  • Recognizing diseases and disorders of the integumentary system
  • Examples: decubitus ulcer, melanoma, psoriasis
    SC2015 (9-12) Human Anatomy and Physiology
    3. Obtain and communicate information to explain the integumentary system's structure and function, including layers and accessories of skin and types of membranes.
    a. Analyze the effects of pathological conditions (e.g., burns, skin cancer, bacterial and viral infections, chemical dermatitis) to determine the body's attempt to maintain homeostasis.


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