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What happens when new skin cells form in the bottom layers?
They push the other cells outward and away from any blood supply. By the time they get to the surface they are dead.
Describe the shape and function of muscle cells.
They are long fibers (like threads) made of protein. They work in bundles to make muscles strong.
What are cilia and what do they do?
Cilia are waving hair-like structures that sweep dirt and germs our of the airways.
Name some parts you will find in your skin.
Skin cells, oil gland, hair follicle, sweat gland, muscle tissue, fat tissue, blood vessels and nerve cells.
Describe the shape and function of flat cells.
They join or overlap to cover a surface. It helps to make the surface both strong and flexible.
Describe the shape and function of round cells.
They are round discs with tow big dimples and a smooth shape. Their shape helps them move easily through blood vessels.
Describe the shape and function of branching cells.
They have great length and they help signals reach the brain quickly.
How is a tissue like a team?
The cells in a tissue work together to do the same job the same way the members of a team work together to do the same job.
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