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The Function of Villi in the Small Intestine

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Ever wonder what the villi in the small intestine do? I bet your class would love to find out. Mesh netting is used to represent small blood vessels on the outside of the intestine, and a chenille bath mat is used to represent the villi...
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Enzymes, Proteins, Carbohydrates, Digestion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Did you know that different types of food are digested in different parts of the body? Proteins are primarily digested in the stomach, fats in the small intestine, and carbohydrates begin to break down in the mouth. This highly...
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Digestion: The Small Intestine

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the role and function of the small intestines. In this digestion lesson plan, 5th graders are given a piece of tripe to examine and hypothesize about it's function. Students compare absorption rates of different...
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How Does Your Body Digest Food?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Marshall Brain uses a sponge, rope, and other common household items to display the workings of the digestive system. This resource would definitely hold the attention of a squirrely junior high class!
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Small Intestine, Pancreas, Liver, and Gall Bladder

For Students 7th - 9th
In this small intestine, pancreas, liver, and gall bladder worksheet, students fill in the blanks with information about these structures of digestion. Students research information about organ of the digestive system given.
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Digestive System (Part 3)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Health: Digestive System 101

For Students 9th - 12th
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....
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How the Body Works: The Digestive System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A quick, detailed explanation of digestion is given alongside textbook drawings of the mouth and intestines. This video would most likely help higher learners since there is no animation or simple explanations. Using scientific...
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Lactose Digestion in Infants

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Milk meets every single nutritional need for a baby in the first six months of life. Observe how an infant's small intestine breaks milk lactose down into a usable form of nutrition. With the help of an animation, viewers see the process...
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Digestion and Nutrition

For Students 5th - 6th
In this digestion worksheet, students will review a diagram showing the parts of the digestive system and the length of the intestines. Students will complete 3 short answer questions based on the diagram.
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Digestive System

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate the digestive system. In this human anatomy digestive system science lesson, students assemble toilet paper rolls and Ziploc bags according to instructions to represent the digestive system. Students add a banana and...
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Analysis of the Effect of Saliva On Starch

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The complete digestion of starch happens in the small intestine, but it begins with the first contact with saliva. Scholars investigate the presence and activity of amylase, an enzyme found in saliva, and which begins the hydrolyses of...
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Digestive System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The human body produces about 1.7 liters of saliva a day to aid in digestion. Here is a video that explores the digestive system, highlighting the difference between mechanical and chemical digestion. Scholars then see each organ of the...
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Digestion Simulation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study the human digestion system and the functions of the stomach and small intestines.  In this digestion lesson students view a demonstration on the process. 
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Following Digestion of a Meal

For Students 5th - 12th
In this digestion activity, students review the organs involved in the digestive process along with the function of these organs. This activity has 5 fill in the blank, 8 short answer, and 7 matching questions.
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How Your Digestive System Works

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Ever wonder why it takes awhile to feel full when you eat a meal or snack? Follow food in its fantastic, 40-hour journey through your body with a video about the digestive system! Young anatomists explore the process of digestion,...
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Frog Dissection Guide

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Sharpen up those scalpels, it's time to dissect some frogs! This step-by-step guide walks young biologists through this surgical process, helping them to identify major organs and unique anatomical characteristics of these amphibious...
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The Digestive System

For Teachers 5th Standards
Discover how the human body's digestive system works with a brain and stomach friendly activity. Scholars taste test a variety of foods to find out how they behave once in the mouth. Class members then play a game called Move That...
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Cancer and Cell Fate in the Intestinal Epithelium

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What happens when intestinal epithelia receive the wrong directions during differentiation? Discover how tumors form in the intestinal lining using a narrated video. The resource shows both normal and cancerous growth using specially...
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Digestion of a Hamburger

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
How do bodies digest all of the parts of a hamburger? An interesting video follows a hamburger through the digestive system, showing the pathway of digestion and explaining how each of the components of a hamburger—the bun, the meat, and...
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Frog Dissection

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Hop into exploration of a frog's anatomy with this collection of dissection resources. With the help of the included virtual dissection website, worksheets, and printable diagrams, learners will have no problem navigating their way...
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Test Your Science Knowledge!

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Challenge the knowledge of your young scientists with this colelction of online quizzes based on the Magic School Bus series. Covering a wide range of topics from insects to outer space, this resource is a quick and easy way to assess...
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Why Is Poop Brown And Pee Yellow?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
We all do it ... why not have a better understanding of the process? Life science scholars discover how the colorful foods we eat are either brown or yellow when our bodies have finished with them. The narrator leads the tour through the...
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Science Spelling

For Students 9th - 10th
In this biology worksheet, students identify and locate various vocabulary terms related to cells and parts of the body. There are 20 biology terms located in the word search.

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