A&P Module 5 : Integumentary System
Lesson 1 : Skin and Its Layers
Objective(s): (1) Identify and describe the functions of the skin and its layers, (2) Identify and describe the factors that determine skin color, (3) Compare and contrast the structures of each layer of the skin, (4) Recognize histological differences between the epidermis, dermis, hair follicles, and nail beds, (5) Identify and explain the function of sudoriferous glands, sebaceous glands, and dermal nerves.
Essential Question: What are the structural and functional differences between the epidermis and dermis?
Vocabulary: epidermis, dermis, hypodermis, subcutaneous layer, keratinize, stratum basale, stratum spinosum, stratum granulosum, stratum lucidum, stratum corneum, melanocyte, melanin
Assignment(s): Cornell Notes 5-1; Integument Drawing
Lesson 2 : Accessory Organs
Objective(s): (1) Identify and explain the structure and function of the accessory organs of the integumentary system.
Essential Question: What are the roles of the accessory organs of the skin?
Vocabulary: nails, lunula, hair follicle, arrector pili muscle, trichosiderin, sebaceous gland, sebum, sweat gland, eccrine gland, apocrine gland
Assignment(s): Cornell Notes 5-2; Skin and Accessory Organs Chart
Lesson 3 : Healing and Temperature Regulation
Objective(s): (1) Describe what your body does in response to an injury that breaks the skin, (2) Describe how your body acts to regulate temperature.
Essential Question: How does your skin respond to the external environment, such as varying temperatures or abrasion?
Vocabulary: radiation, dilation, constriction, inflammation
Assignment(s): Cornell Notes 5-3; Healing and Temp Reg IP