The Integumentary System: The Epidermal Layer

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Which of the following is NOT a function of the integumentary system?

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1. Which group most accurately represents the order of strata in the epidermis?

2. Keratin is found in?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The integumentary system consists of two main parts which work together to form protection for the human body. This quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of the epidermal layer. You'll be tested on areas that include the layers of the epidermis, functions of the integumentary system, and the importance of vitamin D to the integumentary system.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following aspects of the epidermal layer of the integumentary system:

  • Layers of the epidermis
  • The importance of vitamin D
  • The function of keratin in the integumentary system
  • Functions of the integumentary system

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related anatomy lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as stratum basale, stratum spinosum, and stratum granulosum
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the functions of the integumentary system
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the composition of the epidermal layer

Additional Learning

To learn more about the layers of cells and tissues that make up the epidermal layer of our skin, review the accompanying lesson by the name The Integumentary System: The Epidermal Layer. This lesson covers the following information:

  • The layers of the epidermis
  • Types of cells found in the epidermal layer
  • The functions of the epidermal layers
  • Ways in which the integumentary system protects the human body
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