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Skin Size: Biology & Anatomy Science Activity #MakerEducation

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Fun activity from Exploratorium Teacher Institute Project.

Our skin insulates us, holds our organs, and is the body’s largest and fastest growing organ. It also protects us from an unfathomable number of collisions each second caused by air molecules—air pushes on our skin and our skin pushes back. In this Snack, you’ll approximate the surface area of your skin and the amount of atmospheric force pushing on it.

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