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Body Systems Series:  VIII - The Digestive System

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This podcast is part of the series: Body Systems Series

Creator:

Lauren Haslam


School/Organization:

Jacksonville High School, Jacksonville City Schools

Overview:

Explore the digestive system of the human body with an overview about the pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine and large intestine.  Appropriate for grades 6-12.

 


Length: 03:53

Content Areas: Science

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

SC (9-12) Anatomy and Physiology Elective
1. Use appropriate anatomical terminology.
Examples: proximal, superficial, medial, supine, superior, inferior, anterior, posterior
 
SC (9-12) Anatomy and Physiology Elective
10. Identify structures and functions of the digestive system.
  • Tracing the pathway of digestion from the mouth to the anus using diagrams
  • Identifying disorders affecting the digestive system
  • Examples: ulcers, Crohn's disease, diverticulitis
     
    SC2015 (9-12) Human Anatomy and Physiology
    8. Communicate scientific information to explain the relationship between the structures and functions, both mechanical (e.g., chewing, churning in stomach) and chemical (e.g., enzymes, hydrochloric acid [HCl] in stomach), of the digestive system, including the accessory organs (e.g., salivary glands, pancreas).
    a. Obtain and communicate information to demonstrate an understanding of the disorders of the digestive system (e.g., ulcers, Crohn's disease, diverticulitis).
     

     


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