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The Digestive System

Grade Level Grades 9-12, Professional Development
Resource Type Activity
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Standards Alignment
Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards

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This lesson contains 3D models. Some of them are available after a free registration to the Lifeliqe app.

 

NGSS and CCSS aligned. Integrated in crosscutting concepts. Aligned with principal science textbooks.

 

The lesson describes human digestive system and explains its functioning.

 

Methodology:

• Discussion

• Reading

• Lecture

• Experiment

• Assessment

 

The principal learning objectives are:

• Identify the organs and functions of the digestive system.

• Outline the roles of the mouth, esophagus, and stomach in digestion.

• Explain how digestion and absorption occur in the small intestine.

• List functions of the large intestine.

• Describe common diseases of the digestive system.

• Identify classes of nutrients and their functions in the human body.

• Explain how to use MyPyramid and food labels as tools for balanced eating.

• Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions

 

Science and Engineering Practices:

• Developing and Using Models

• Using Mathematics and Computational Thinking

• Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions

 

Disciplinary Core Ideas:

• LS1.C:  Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms

• PS3.D: Energy in Chemical Processes

 

Crosscutting Concepts:

• Systems and System Models

• Energy and Matter

Standards

Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to important distinctions the author makes and to any gaps or inconsistencies in the account.
Introduce a topic and organize ideas, concepts, and information to make important connections and distinctions; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., figures, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
Introduce a topic and organize complex ideas, concepts, and information so that each new element builds on that which precedes it to create a unified whole; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., figures, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.
Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.
Construct and revise an explanation based on evidence for how carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen from sugar molecules may combine with other elements to form amino acids and/or other large carbon-based molecules.
Construct and revise an explanation based on evidence for how carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen from sugar molecules may combine with other elements to form amino acids and/or other large carbon-based molecules.
Construct and revise an explanation based on evidence for the cycling of matter and flow of energy in aerobic and anaerobic conditions.

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