We found 198 resources with the concept the digestive system
Lactose Digestion in Infants
1 min 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewMilk 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...
What Causes Constipation?
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewChronic constipation includes those people with fewer than five bowel movements per week. Understanding the causes of constipation helps determine appropriate treatments. Changes in diet, schedule, stress, and age alter the way our body...
Structure and Function of Cells, Organs and Organ Systems
6th - 12th
Cells of different organs have unique cell functions. Learn how cell functions vary depending on their roles in the body using an inquiry-based activity. Scholars analyze the cell structure to make comparisons to its functions, allowing...
How Does Your Body Know You're Full?
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Feeling hungry after skipping breakfast? Here's why! Introduce young scientists to that feeling of fullness with an engaging video. Use the included assessment and extension materials to further study which foods make us feel the...
What Happens When You Eat Too Much?
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Overeating has both physical and mental consequences. Scholars learn the body's reaction to eating and how it determines when enough is enough. The installment of the ACS Reactions playlist explores both physiological and neurological...
What Causes Kidney Stones?
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Could you imagine having a kidney stone the size of a coconut? Viewers learn about the largest kidney stone ever recorded in a video that explains what kidney stones are and how they form. Then, it details multiple procedures to treat or...
Ambergris: Why Perfume Makers Love Constipated Whales
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Does perfume really contain whale excrement? Only the most expensive varieties! An intriguing video lesson explains the origin of the ambergris ingredient through a tour through the sperm whale's digestive system. Scientists only...
Digestive System (Part 3)
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Literacy in Science/Technical Subjects: 6-8th Grade ELA Common Core
6th - 8th
Being able to write and read is useful across the disciplines, and science is no exception. This collection of science resources cultivate literacy skills while dealing with subjects from the world of science. The final three resources are not pre-made lesson plans, but articles written by teachers about some of the strategies they use for implementing the CCSS in their STEM curricula.