Home Economics - The Skin and Personal Hygiene

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  1. Name the two layers of the skin
    1. Epidermis (outside)

    2. Demis (under the skin)
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    Identify the part labelled A on the diagram of the skin
    Nerves
  3. Identify the part labelled B on the diagram of the skin

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    Pore
  4. Identify the part labelled C on the diagram of the skin

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    Sweat gland
  5. Identify the part labelled D on the diagram of the skin

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    Hair
  6. Identify the part labelled E on the diagram of the skin

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    Malpighian layer
  7. Identify the part labelled F on the diagram of the skin

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    Muscle
  8. Identify the part labelled G on the diagram of the skin

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    Oil gland
  9. Identify the part labelled H on the diagram of the skin

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    Blood vessels
  10. What is the function of the Malpighian layer?
    It contains a pigment called melanin and it determines the colour of the skin
  11. List five functions of the skin
    1. Vitamin D

    2. Protection

    3. Temperature control

    4. Organ of touch

    5. Insulation
  12. What causes body odour?
    When sweat dries it mixes with oil from the oil glands and stays on the surface of the skin

    If it is not washed off bacteria begins to grow and a smell develops
  13. List three ways body odour can be avoided
    1. Shower every day

    2. Use deodrant

    3. Change socks and underwear daily
  14. List two ways we should care for our hair
    1. Wash hair at least once a week

    2. Use conditioner on the ends
  15. List two ways we should care for our hands
    1. Keep nails clean and filed

    2. Use hand cream
  16. List two ways we should care for our feet
    1. Wash daily and dry well between the toes

    2. Change socks daily
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Home Economics - The Skin and Personal Hygiene
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