WONDER #1228: Why Are People All Different Colors?

Question 1 of 3

Melanin is produced by special cells called what?

  1. melanites
  2. melaninites
  3. melanocytes
  4. melangocities

Question 2 of 3

People with lighter skin have less what in their skin compared to people with darker skin?

  1. melanin
  2. vitamin D
  3. genes
  4. melanocytes

Question 3 of 3

Although the Sun’s ultraviolet radiation can be harmful, it’s also necessary to produce what essential nutrient?

  1. genes
  2. vitamin A
  3. vitamin C
  4. vitamin D

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