Before our bodies can use the food that we eat it must first be digested.
Definition of Digestion:
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The breakdown of large molecules (food) into small soluble molecules. This is done by digestive juices and enzymes. Once food is digested it can pass through your gut wall into your blood. Your blood then carries the digested food all around your body where it is used for growth, movement and repairing cells.
Along the pathway through our body our food is broken down into very small molecules by digestive juices and enzymes
Can you label the main parts of your digestive system?
In table groups see if you can label the parts of the digestive system
Each part of your digestive system has a special job!
See if you can match up each part with its function
Worksheet: Down the tube
Lets put it all together!