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How We Get Our Skin Color Interactive

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I can see your epidermis. A short video shows how we get our skin color. It explains how melanocyte cells in the epidermis produce melanin, and that the type and amount of melanin controls skin color.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have learners create a model of the layers of human skin
Classroom Considerations
  • Some knowledge of the biology of the human skin is beneficial
  • Pupils should be familiar with amino acids
  • Provides interactive links for more information
  • Animations and diagrams help with understanding
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