Skin as an Organ

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Title:

Skin as an Organ

URL:

http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/skin-as-an-organ/

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Type: Lesson/Unit Plan

Overview:

In this lesson, students will examine the skin and how it functions as an organ and as part of a larger body system. In order to do this lesson, students should be aware of other organ systems and have knowledge about the anatomy of the human skin. 

Content Standard(s):
Science
SC2015 (2015)
Grade: 7
Life Science
4 ) Construct models and representations of organ systems (e.g., circulatory, digestive, respiratory, muscular, skeletal, nervous) to demonstrate how multiple interacting organs and systems work together to accomplish specific functions.


Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SCI.AAS.7.4- Label major organs of the human body (e.g., heart, lungs, diaphragm, bones, muscles, stomach, brain, intestines); use a model to demonstrate how organs are connected in an organ system; recognize how organ systems support the survival of humans (e.g., circulatory, respiratory, skeletal, muscular, digestive).


Tags: organs, skin, systems
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Author: Stephanie Carver