BrainPOP

Hair

Straight or curly, blond, black, red, or brown …we’ve all got hair! And in this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will show you exactly how it grows. You’ll discover why all mammals have hair or fur of some kind and how humans lost most of theirs through evolution. Learn what the three kinds of human hair are, what a follicle is, and how you grow the hairs you see on your head and skin! You’ll also find out how your genes determine the shape and color of your hair and how puberty can bring about serious hair-related changes. Whether you’ve got a beehive or a buzz cut, this is the movie for you!

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Why do humans have hair?

How does hair grow?

How fast does hair grow?