Students study the livers parts and functions then follow a lab experiment to watch first hand how the gut uses bile to physically break down fatty substances into smaller pieces.
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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 Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Does the Liver Do?
It's the heaviest organ in the human body, but exactly what role does the liver play in sustaining life? Follow along with this short video as it explores the various ways the liver filters, stores, and manufactures materials in order...
3 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
A Good Liver or a Bad Liver, Which One Do You Prefer?
Eighth graders analyze the functions of the liver related to the human body. They compare and contrast when the liver is functioning properly or not. They study the factors that cause the liver not to function properly due to alcohol.