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What are the 2 layers of skin called?
epidermis and dermis
What does your epidermis do?
protects the body
What does your dermis do?
helps us sense temperature and pressure and regulates body temperature
How does your dermis help you control your body temperature?
by increasing or decreasing the amount of blood flowing through vessels and by producing sweat
Name three ways to take care of your skin.
taking baths or showers
cleaning cuts and scrapes
getting plenty of exercise
geting plenty of sleep
eating healthy foods
protecting it from the sun
What does skin help keep out of your body?
dirt , dust
germs
excess water
Name two ways the body protects itself from invading germs?
by trapping or blocking them
washing them away
killing them
What kind of cell help you fight germs?
white blood cells
What does it mean to be immune to a germ?
Your body kills the germ before it can make you sick
What healthy habits help your immune system do it's job? Name 2
getting vaccinated
eating healthy foods
getting enough sleep
resting
taking medicine
What 2 things make a person get sick?
bacteria and viruses
What things fight illnesses? Name 2
vaccines
antibodies
white blood cells
imunity
What things fight illnesses? Name 2
vaccines
antibodies
white blood cells
immunity