Digestive System

Learning Objectives for the Digestive System


Students will understand:

Basic biochemistry

Carbohydrate, protein, and fat structure and metabolism

Identification of proteins, fats, and carbohydrates

The structure and functions of the organs of the digestive system

The pathway of food


The anatomy of the wall of the stomach and intestine

The accessory organs-liver, gallbladder, and pancreas

The four stages of digestion

Digestion of carbohydrates, fats and proteins

Absorption of carbohydrates, fats and proteins

Name and function of digestive enzymes and substances


Hormones involved in digestion

Important vocabulary terms

PACKET:  Copy the packet by the required date.  

PRESENTATIONS:  Powerpoints used in class.

SONGS AND MUSIC VIDEOS:  There is an audio version of the song along with a music video.  

VIDEO LINKS:  There are links to the youtube videos used in class.
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