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Discipline: Biology

Question topic: Human Body: Integumentary System

Source: Originais Teachy

Level of difficulty: Medium

(Originais Teachy 2023) - Question Medium of Biology

During a school field trip, the students are visiting a desert area where the temperature can rise up to 45 degrees Celsius (113 Fahrenheit). As part of the trip, the students will have to walk under the sun for about 1 hour. As their Biology teacher, you advise them to wear light-colored, loose-fitting clothes and to use sunscreen. What are the reasons, based on the functions of the integumentary system, behind these recommendations?
a.
The recommendations to wear light-colored, loose-fitting clothes and use sunscreen in a hot desert environment are based on the protective and temperature-regulating functions of the integumentary system.
b.
The recommendations are based on the sensation and vitamin D synthesis functions of the integumentary system.
c.
The advice to wear light-colored, loose-fitting clothes and use sunscreen is related to the integumentary system's role in digestion and respiration.
d.
The recommendations are based on the integumentary system's function of producing melanin to protect the skin from UV rays.
e.
The advice is based on the integumentary system's role in excreting waste products through sweat.

Answer:

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