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Human Body Series - Digestive System
With articles entitled, "What's Puke?" and "What is a Fart?" this digestive system lesson is sure to be a gas! Elementary anatomists do a belly dance to illustrate how food moves through the digestive system and then design a board game in which the board is shaped like the organs involved.
3rd - 5th Science 204 Views 239 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Food and the Digestive System
Students investigate the digestive system. In this human biology lesson, students read an article about the digestive system and go onto a suggested website to review what they have learned. Students are asked questions as an assessment.
3rd - 5th Science 31 Views 138 Downloads
Traveling Through the Digestive System
Second graders learn about how the food is broken down in our bodies and the job of each body part involved in our digestive system. The utilize the CD ROM game, "Body Works." This wonderful game takes pupils through the human body's digestive system where they "meet" all sorts of creatures.
2nd Science 17 Views 31 Downloads
Digestive System Journey
Students explore what happens to the food they eat as it passes through their body. They demonstrate their understanding of the digestive system functions by choosing to create a poster, build a model, produce a multimedia presentation, or perform an original skit, poem, or song.
2nd - 3rd Health 8 Views 81 Downloads
Journey through the Digestive System
Young scholars work in cooperative groups to design a theme park called Gastro World, based on the anatomy and physiology of the digestive system. They prepare a portfolio of the park's attractions and construct a model of it.
9th - 12th Science 43 Views 209 Downloads
The Real Deal on the Digestive System
Sixth graders explore the human body by viewing video clips. In this digestive system lesson, 6th graders discuss what they think happens when they swallow food. Students view a Brain Pop clip demonstrating the digestion of food and answer study questions using a SMART Board.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 17 Views 133 Downloads
Down the Hatch: Digestive System Parts and Functions
Fifth graders explore the human digestive system parts and their functions. In this human biology instructional activity, 5th graders discuss the path of an apple as it travels through the digestive system then explain to each other using key vocabulary words.
5th Science 17 Views 96 Downloads
Health: Digestive System 101
Colorful pictures and animation accompany a thorough explanation of the digestive process. Each anatomical part of the digestive system is explained as well as the chemical signals that are affiliated with digestion and absorption. Connect digestion with nutrition and anatomy in this video.
5 mins 9th - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
A Journey Through the Digestive System
Students study the parts of the digestive system and the importance of enzymes. In this investigative instructional activity students discuss questions about the human body and digestion and search the web for information on the human body.
9th - 12th Science 27 Views 178 Downloads
Students analyze how the digestive system works by taking the food we eat and breaking it down for our bodies to use for various reasons. They list the major components of the digestive system and draw a diagram. They explain how astronauts have challenges when it comes to eating in space.
3rd - 5th Science 18 Views 30 Downloads
How the Body Works - The Digestive System
Break down the digestive system for your class. This webpage features a video, but also includes an article to read, an interactive assessment, and printables! Through the publisher's website, there are even individual videos about the teeth and tongue, plus a related experiment to try!
4 mins 3rd - 8th Science 52 Views 48 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Tales From The Tummy
Students use creative writing in order to review the digestive system and other various parts of the human body. They write a creative story about a hamburger and the journey it takes during digestion. The lesson includes key words that should be listed in order to aid student writing,
5th - 8th Science 9 Views 48 Downloads