Healthy Colon with Good Digestion and Fiber
Sixth graders learn about the colon and what it does. For this lesson about digestion and the colon, 6th graders analyze what this organ's job is. Students complete four activities where they explore the importance of fiber, the makeup of the colon, the parts of the colon and the role the colon plays in digestion. Students will have a better understanding of the digestive process at the end of this lesson.