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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 235 Views 258 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 58 Views 57 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 21 Views 32 Downloads
Your class isn't just going to discuss the digestive system; they're going to act it out! It sounds gross, but it's actually a great idea, it will really help kids visualize the digestive process. First, they discuss and read about the digestive system, then they are assigned parts to play.
2nd - 8th Science 117 Views 167 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Trip Along the Alimentary Canal
Did my stomach make that noise? Explore the digestive system through a WebQuest and research project, ending in a visual display and presentation that classmates review for one another. Partners begin the WebQuest with a pre-quiz followed by research using given links.
4th - 7th Science 13 Views 102 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 6 Views 5 Downloads
Human Body Series - Digestive System Quiz (Grades 9 to 12)
After learning about the function of the digestive system, pupils can show what information they've digested! Through seven multiple-choice questions, they tell how long it takes to digest foods, where nutrients are processed, the order of the organs, and more!
6th - 12th Science 74 Views 301 Downloads
Food and the Digestive System
Students investigate the digestive system. For 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 39 Views 142 Downloads
The Human Body
An incredible series of lessons on the human body is here for you! Young scientists explore various websites, construct a skeleton using macaroni, compare/contrast a frog skeleton to a human skeleton, label the main parts of the human body, and create a clay model heart.
1st - 3rd Science 114 Views 632 Downloads
Study Jams! The Digestive System
Mostly made up of colorful diagrams, this presentation winds through the digestive system. Beginning with the mouth, passing by the liver, and then leaving the body, viewers examine the length of the digestive system on captioned slides. Captions are detailed, making this a terrific homework assignment in a flipped classroom situation.
4th - 9th Science 21 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Walk Through the Gut
Students explain what happens to food as it passes through the digestive system. They have a 3x5 index card representing food, which he / she carries to stations around the room. Each station represents one of the organs of the digestive system.
6th - 8th Health 20 Views 85 Downloads
Enzymes and Catalysts
Students discuss the functioning of the digestive system and the specific enzymes present. They observe the action of amylase on starch to identify characteristics of enzymes then perform an experiment on the effects of temperature on catalase enzyme.
6th - 8th Science 4 Views 15 Downloads
Becoming Familiar with Ruminant Nutrition
Using a scenario about a farmer and his livestock, learners explore multiple facets concerning animal nutrition. They diagram the animal digestive system, describe ruminant digestion, and if able, visit a feedlot. Wow, sounds like fun!
7th - 12th Science 10 Views 16 Downloads
Fueling Body Activities - Digestion
Not only is the human digestive system covered in this biology worksheet, learners will also explore the digestive process of other animals. The 30 short-answer questions address modes of heterotrophic nutrition, the function of each organ within the system, and the roles of different digestive chemicals.
11th - Higher Ed Science 15 Views 99 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 9 Views 82 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 20 Views 133 Downloads