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Exploring the Human Body - The Stomach and Digestion (Exploring the Human Body)

  • 32 Pages
  • 4.45 MB
  • English
KidHaven Press
Science & Nature - Anatomy & Physiology, Juvenile literature, Digestion, Juvenile Nonfiction, Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Science, Children: Grades 4-6, Science & Nature - General, Physiology, Gastrointestinal system, Children"s 12-Up - Med
SeriesExploring the Human Body
The Physical Object
FormatBoard book
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7898922M
ISBN 100737730234
ISBN 139780737730234

Get this from a library. The stomach and digestion. [Carol Ballard] -- 'The stomach and digestion' explains what happens to food after it enters the mouth and what we need to eat for a balanced diet. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Carol Ballard. Find more information about # Exploring the human body\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.

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The Digestive System. Book • Second Edition • Select 3 - THE STOMACH: BASIC FUNCTIONS. Book chapter Full text access. 3 - THE STOMACH: BASIC FUNCTIONS. Pages One of the seven volumes in the Systems of the Body series. Concise text covers the core anatomy, physiology and biochemistry in an integrated manner as required by.

In this book you'll learn about why you belch, why you develop gas, what foods cause gas, the tasks of each part of your digestive Exploring the Human Body - The Stomach and Digestion book, how the stomach digests food, how other organs assist in the digestive process (liver, duodenum, gallbladder, pancreas), the importance of a proper diet, problems with the digestive system, the importance of proper hydration, what a gastroenterologist does and /5(21).

hours), some mechanical and chemical digestion also occur.

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Contains two sphincters at both ends to regulate food movement –cardiac sphincter near the esophagus,and pyloric sphincter near the small intestine.

Divided into 4 regions: cardiac stomach (or cardiac), fundic stomach (or funded), body of stomach, and pyloric stomachFile Size: 1MB. In the chapters under this unit, major human physiological processes like digestion, exchange of gases, blood circulation, locomotion and movement are described in cellular and molecular terms.

The last two chapters point to the coordination and regulation of body events at the organismic level. Recently I released a new book titled The Human Body Activity Book for Kids: In this post I’m sharing one of the hands-on activities from the book that teaches kids how the stomach breaks down food during digestion.

Note: You’ll find more resources for learning about the human body on my Human Body Unit Study page. Students make a book about the human body that introduces them to a number of systems and organs in the body. stomach, and intestines—digestive system; heart—circulatory system) Have students compare and contrast the functions and organs of these systems.

8 Making the Model {reproducible pages 9 and 10 {scissors. We started making a cardboard model of a human body and using his leapfrog tag human body book we explored and learnt about digestion, breathing, the heart, the function of body parts, the skeletal system and extending on this by developing his own "person".

Human digestive system - Human digestive system - Intestinal gas: The movement of gas through the intestines produces the gurgling sounds known as borborygmi. In the resting state there are usually about ml of gas in the gastrointestinal tract.

Its composition varies: between 20 and 90 percent is nitrogen, up to 10 percent is oxygen, up to 50 percent is hydrogen, up to 10 percent is. References Ballard, C. The stomach and digestiveTX: Steck-Vaughn. Beckett, B., & Gallagher, R. Biology for higher tier. The Body: A Guide for Occupants by Bill Bryson is a well-researched users manual for anyone interested in how our bodies function.

And, of course, we also have the opportunity to enjoy the Bryson wit. This is a field trip through the human body and I was astounded at the level of research needed to write such a book/5(K).

The stomach is a storage tank for digesting food. Its walls have a lot of muscle in them so it can stretch if you eat a lot of food. It can hold up to a gallon of food.

When it is empty, it shrinks back down and its walls fold up into wrinkles called lining of the stomach has lots of goblet cells that make a slimy mucous that protects the stomach from the powerful acids it uses to.

Cartoon guides lead the journey that begins at the mouth with stops at the stomach, liver, and intestines. Comic-book text and fun illustrations help young readers understand key concepts in human anatomy. Kids can follow along to learn how the kidneys remove wastes and keep you healthy. Stomach. A large part of protein digestion occurs in the stomach (Figure ).

The stomach is a saclike organ that secretes gastric digestive juices. Protein digestion is carried out by an enzyme called pepsin in the stomach chamber.

The highly acidic environment kills many microorganisms in the food and, combined with the action of the enzyme. The average stomach can hold about gallons of food and liquid at maximum capacity. It only holds food for three to five hours, before passing it along the digestive tract.

He concluded that a very considerable degree of starch digestion may be brought about by saliva if food is chewed properly. The pH within the stomach rarely, if ever, drops below Pure stomach acid has a pH of when it first enters the stomach, but is quickly diluted in the presence of food. Stomach, saclike expansion of the digestive system, between the esophagus and the small intestine; it is located in the anterior portion of the abdominal cavity in most vertebrates.

The stomach serves as a temporary receptacle for the storage and mechanical distribution of food before it. Your stomach is a sac-like organ with strong muscular walls. In addition to holding food, it serves as the mixer and grinder of food.

Your stomach makes acid. The stomach mucosa’s epithelial lining consists only of surface mucus cells, which secrete a protective coat of alkaline mucus. A vast number of gastric pits dot the surface of the epithelium, giving it the appearance of a well-used pincushion, and mark the entry to each gastric gland, which secretes a complex digestive fluid referred to as gastric juice.

The digestive system takes in food, breaks it down (digests), sends the usable parts off into the blood and gets rid of the waste. There are many organs involved in the digestive system. They are broken down into two groups: The gastrointestinal tract (GI tract), which includes all the organs that food passes through in the body, and the accessory digestive organs, that break down food through.

Today, The Homeschool Scientist and I dive deep into the bowels of Exploring Creation with Human Anatomy and Physiology as we study the digestive system with our children.

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Lesson 4, Day One. Our morning started with breakfast and the Make Me Genius – Digestive System I love the details of these videos, my children did giggle about the difference in our accent to those in.

The digestive system is one of the eleven organ systems of the human body, and it is composed of several hollow tube-shaped organs including the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon), rectum, and anus.

The trunk of our body is the outer tube and the GI tract is the interior tube. Thus, even though the GI tract is within the body, the actual interior of the tract is technically outside of the body.

This is because the contents have to be absorbed into the body. Mouth to the Stomach Digestion begins in the mouth, both mechanically and. The human body is actually an amazing coalition of many different systems that work together to keep everything functioning correctly. For example, some systems handle food and energy, while others focus on taking in oxygen and moving it around the body.

Protein digestion in the stomach takes a longer time than carbohydrate digestion, but a shorter time than fat digestion. Eating a high-protein meal increases the amount of time required to sufficiently break down the meal in the stomach. Food remains in the stomach longer, making you feel full longer.

From the Stomach to the Small Intestine. Bruce M. Carlson MD, PhD, in The Human Body, Abstract. The digestive system is well adapted for ingesting food, breaking it down, both mechanically and enzymatically, and then absorbing the breakdown products and transporting them to the liver.

Separate processes are involved in digesting carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids. Many aspects of the digestive process are regulated by neural. This is the area of the human body that my daughter has been so anxious to study.

Hilarious, seeing though most people are grossed out by the whole process. 🙂 I have to honestly admit that I, as an adult, am learning so much about the human body. Our body has a digestive system now. Yippee.

Digestion of food is a form of catabolism, in which the food is broken down into small molecules that the body can absorb and use for energy, growth, and repair. Digestion occurs when food is moved through the digestive system. It begins in the mouth and ends in the small intestine.

The body contains trillions of cells, the fundamental unit of life. At maturity, there are roughly 30 –37 trillion cells in the body, an estimate arrived at by totaling the cell numbers of all the organs of the body and cell body is also host to about the same number of non-human cells as well as multicellular organisms which reside in the gastrointestinal tract and on the skin.

The glory of the digestive system exists, in part, because of the many different functions it carries out.

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Eating alone is not enough. As you have seen before, the structure of the different organs will vary according to their functions. The functions of the digestive system are .- Share & Help Me GrowToday, The Homeschool Scientist and I dive deep into the bowels of Exploring Creation with Human Anatomy and Physiology as we study the digestive system with our children.

Lesson 4, Day One Our morning started with breakfast and the Make Me Genius – Digestive System video. While I love the details o.We continue to monitor COVID in our area.

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