Importance of Digestion
In this digestion worksheet, students complete statements using researched information about digestion and the digestive system. Students also sketch several figures that relate to digestion.
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"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 Science CCSS: Designed
The Digestive System
The human body produces about 1.7 liters of saliva a day to aid in digestion. The digestive systems of different organisms are examined in a video that follows the digestive path, beginning with acids, moves to the importance of surface...
12 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Digestion by Enzymes
How can cows get enough nutrition from grass when we require protein? The video explains the process of human digestion starting in the mouth and continuing through the full process. It highlights the importance of enzymes, listing and...
5 mins 10th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
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
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 Science CCSS: Adaptable