Digestive System Teacher Resources
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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...
3rd - 5th Science 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...
4 mins 3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Enzymes Help Us Digest Food ~ Introduction to Sugars and Enzymes
Three terrific experiments are delineated in this biology resource. After an explanatory introduction to sugars and enzyme activity, biochemists discover whether lactase is needed to digest lactose, sucrose, and milk as a whole. High...
9th - 12th Science
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...
6th - 12th Science
Digestive Enzymes, Nutrition and Your Health
As Natalie describes in this video, nutrition is about more than just having a healthy diet. Your body's absorption, digestion, and elimination is key in your overall health. The function of enzymes is clearly explained along with the...
10 mins 9th - 12th Health
Got Lactase? The Co-Evolution of Genes and Culture
Does the human body evolve as quickly as human culture? With a stellar 15-minute video, explore the trait of lactose intolerance. Only about 1/3 of human adults seem to still have the enzyme lactase and therefore, the ability to digest...
8th - 12th Science