BrainPOP

Bruises

Bruises: They’re nasty and gross-looking...so why do we get them? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will help you explore the secrets of these ugly marks! You’ll learn all about the lifecycle of a bruise, from its early hours as a red, swollen area to its final days as a fading blemish. Find out why bruises have color, and what makes those colors change over time. You’ll also see why some people are more prone to bruising than others. Tim will even show you what to do to make your own bruises go away faster!

Learn More:

Why do we get bruises, and why are they all different colors?

Why do women bruise more easily than men?

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