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Skin: Teachers

Terrific Skin Resources

Skin Side View

Your Skin from Kids Health — all about the skin, layers, goose bumps, cleaning and more.

Interesting facts about skin from Science Kids.

The American Academy of Dermatology has a great site for kids devoted to skin, nails, hair and other interesting dermatology-related topics. This site covers all those topics you had no information for such as birthmarks, itching, scars, and more.

Interactive Skin Activities


Skin — it's all over you! — Great instructional page from the Women's and Children's Health Network about skin that you can share on your interactive whiteboard. All about skin parts and purpose. Includes some great activities you can do with your class.

Skin Lesson Plans

Sun Burn

The American Academy of Dermatology has a terrific collection of lesson plans for ages 8-10 and ages 11-13. These lessons cover a variety of topics, including skin function, skin health, acne, and sun protection.

Lesson plans on Sun Safety from U. S. Department of Health.

Lessons for grades 6 and up — skin and skin care — from Kids Health.

Even More Skin Lesson Plans

Hand Washing

Skin Cancer lesson plans from Kids Health — for grades 6 and up.

Kids Health skin lesson plans for grades K-5.

The Centers for Disease Control has a great instructional site on hand washing — and it includes a great handout.

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