Digestive system simulation - UNT's College of Education
Transcript Digestive system simulation - UNT's College of Education
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DIGESTIVE SYSTEM SIMULATION
THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
Organ system designed to break down food into
nutrients that are absorbed into the
Organs: mouth, esophagus, stomach, small
intestine, large intestine, rectum/anus
MUNCH. CRUNCH. IT’S IN YOUR MOUTH.
What type of digestion occurs in your mouth?
THE FOOD TUBE: THE ESOPHAGUS
What type of movement helps your food travel through the esophagus?
How long does food stay in the stomach? What happens there?
THE GALL BLADDER
Why is the gall bladder important to digestion?
THE SMALL (BUT LONG) INTESTINES
Describe the small intestines. Why is it covered with capillaries?
THE LARGE INTESTINE
What items make it to the large intestines?
THE RECTUM AND ANUS
Name one thing that you learned about this part of the digestive system.
THE END OF THE DIGESTIVE PROCESS…
What do all those little strips of index cards represent?
What is the digestive system?
Name the major organs of the digestive system.
How long does the digestive process take?
What is the purpose of the gall bladder in
What are the 2 major types of digestion?
Where are those 2 types seen in the digestive