How do humans digest food?

In this lesson, we will learn about the digestive system. We will learn about the different stages, including what happens in the mouth, the stomach, and the intestines. We will also watch a demonstration and be able to explain the digestive system in our own words.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which of these does NOT form part of the circulatory process?

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Q2.When blood deposits carbon dioxide in the lungs, what does it then pick up?

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Q3.Without your circulatory system, your cells would never receive the oxygen and ___ they need to function.

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Q4.Which of these takes blood back with carbon dioxide to the heart?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.Which of these does NOT form part of the circulatory process?

1/4

Q2.When blood deposits carbon dioxide in the lungs, what does it then pick up?

2/4

Q3.Without your circulatory system, your cells would never receive the oxygen and ___ they need to function.

3/4

Q4.Which of these takes blood back with carbon dioxide to the heart?

4/4

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How do humans digest food?

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Question 2

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Q1.The digestive system involves a group of organs that helps us get ____ from food to fuel our bodies.

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Q2.What is the substance that mixes with food in the mouth and helps to make it softer and easier to swallow?

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Q3.The food enters the stomach after going through the ______.

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Q4.Which of these deals mostly with waste after nutrients have been absorbed into the bloodstream?

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Quiz:

How do humans digest food?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.The digestive system involves a group of organs that helps us get ____ from food to fuel our bodies.

1/4

Q2.What is the substance that mixes with food in the mouth and helps to make it softer and easier to swallow?

2/4

Q3.The food enters the stomach after going through the ______.

3/4

Q4.Which of these deals mostly with waste after nutrients have been absorbed into the bloodstream?

4/4

Lesson summary: How do humans digest food?

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