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Cold Areas
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  • 1. The Cold By John Ver Vers
  • 2. Conditions
    • High winds
    • Not a lot of fresh water
    • Cold water
    • Some very deadly animals
    • Have a time when the sun is out for longer than most of the world
    • Low humidity
  • 3. Problems for People
    • The cold can cause frost bite
    • Low amounts of water can cause severe dehydration
    • Sweating can cause hypothermia
    • High winds can literally tear off your skin
    • The low temperatures cause the body to drop in temperature, which may cause organ damage
  • 4. Body Systems
    • The respiratory- if the air is cold enough it can freeze your lungs
    • The cardiovascular- because of the air temperature, blood vessels near the skin move toward the bones/inwards causing skin to freeze
    • The muscular- because of how the bodies muscles react, one may have muscle spasms
  • 5. Adaptations
    • Long noses in order to warm the air before it reaches the lungs
    • Thicker skin so the blood vessels can get closer to warm the outlying skin
    • More fat deposits in order to keep muscles warm.
  • 6. Clothing
    • Wind breaker
    • Wool cap
    • Thick wind proof coat
    • Thick gloves
    • Strong boots
    • Wool socks
    • Long underwear
  • 7. Equipment
    • Ski masks
    • Snow shoes
    • Heaters
    • Treaded vehicles
  • 8. Pretty Ending

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