SKIN

September 16, 2003
 
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The Human Body AdventureHuman Body Adventure
http://www.vilenski.org/science/humanbody/index.html
This site was created by a junior high teacher for her students. Check out the different parts of your body.

University of Delaware
http://www.udel.edu/Biology/Wags/histopage/colorpage/cin/cin.htm
Check out the microscopic pictures of skin and cells at the University of Delaware Biology web site! You can see each layer of skin, the hair follicles, sweat glands... nothing hides from the microscope in these pictures!

Kids Health - SKIN
http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/body/skin_noSW.html
This is a great site for kids! Get the whole story about skin.Find out how your body works and if you have any questions about anything health related, you should find the answers here. Be sure to check out the daily Brain Buzz and movies about how your body works!

What's Under Your Skin?
http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/receptor.html

Here are good drawings of the nerve cells in your skin that help you feel.

American Academy of Dermatology Kid ConnectionYour Body
http://www.aad.org/public/Parentskids/kids.htm
From acne to warts, the American Academy of Dermatology fleshes out skin disorders and topics in a way that is easy to understand!

Check out the organ game!
http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/
This site from the BBC TV station in England has a cool interactive body activity where you can learn about all the different body systems!

Skin Cancer
http://www.aad.org/public/Publications/pamphlets/SkinCancer.htm
What is skin cancer? Are certain types of skin more susceptible to skin cancer? Learn what skin cancer is and what it isn't at the American Academy of Dermatology's Web site. (These are the folks who dedicate their lives to skin! )

House Dust MiteHouse Dust Mites
http://www.cellsalive.com/mite.htm
Check out these creatures that feed off of your dead skin cells!


AcneAcne
http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/grow/body_stuff/acne.html
Get the low down dirty on what causes pimples and what you can do to help avoid them.

Take care of your skin!  Your Skin and the Sun
http://www.aad.org/Kids/sunsafety.html
Check out all of these great tips about how to care for your skin!


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