BrainPOP

Nails

Ready to nail your next health exam? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will teach you all about nails and how they grow! Find out about the integumentary system, and why nails belong to that category. You’ll also discover why biting your nails is a bad idea, and what nails allow you to do. Find out what nails are made of, how they grow, and how much the average fingernail and toenail grows in a year - it’s kind of gross thinking about it! Plus, discover why it’s a good idea to keep your nails short and how to prevent hangnails and tears in your nails. Who knew your nails were so important?

Learn More:

How do your fingernails grow?

Why do fingernails grow more quickly than toenails?

Can you tell me some more cool facts about nails?