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 CCSS: Adaptable
"The Digestive Process Begins" and "Final Digestion and Absorption"
Want your class to digest text more thoroughly? Middle schoolers learn about the digestive system in the lesson and reinforce informational text reading skills through a variety of strategies. They engage in a close reading approach,...
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
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 CCSS: Adaptable
Enzymes Help Us Digest Food ~ Introduction to Sugars and Enzymes
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 school science lab skills are required for these investigations.
9th - 12th
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
What Does the Pancreas Do?
We are all born with one, but how many people actually know what the pancreas does? Follow along with a short video as it examines the important role this often-overlooked organ plays in digesting food and maintaining healthy blood-sugar...
3 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Digestive System (Part 3)
The large intestine is about five feet long — how is that possible?! An interesting video explores what happens when digestion and intestines don't work as intended. The 35th in a series of 47, the resource specifically teaches about the...
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable