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    1. The skin consists of two layers and a closely associated layer. View this animation to learn more about layers of the skin. What are the basic functions of each of these layers?
    2. Figure 5.4 If you zoom on the cells at the outermost layer of this section of skin, what do you notice about the cells?
    3. Figure 5.6 If you zoom on the cells of the stratum spinosum, what is distinctive about them?
    4. This ABC video follows the story of a pair of fraternal African-American twins, one of whom is albino. Watch this video to learn about the challenges these children and their family face. Which ethnicities do you think are exempt from the possibility of albinism?
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