Science Content Standards: Note
the following are examples.
Grade 6: Investigation and Experimentation (7a, b, c, e, g, h)
Grade 7: Investigation and Experimentation (7a, b, c, e)
Grade 8: Investigation and Experimentation (9a, b, e,)
Grade 9: Investigation and Experimentation (1a, c, d, i,)
2c The sequential steps
of digestion, and the roles of teeth and mouth, esophagus, stomach, small
intestine, large intestine, and colon in the function of the
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Students need no background for the introductory links
and animation, virtual tour, yucky gross body or games.
Students will need lecture background, text, or internet
links on this site for detailed anatomy on the digestive system.
Critical Thinking, problem solving.
Effective use of Internet resources.
Digestive system quizzes and activities will test students
knowledge of the digestive system.
Data table of total grams of protein, fats, carbohydrates
and calories for each day or week of foods the students ate.
Determine BMI, BMR and calories needed based on daily
activities students are involved in.
Presentations -PowerPoint or Hyperstudio on digestive
disorders or diseases.
Maintain a weekly log of calories needed and diet for
Develop a plan to modify their diet to improve nutrition.