The Digestive System Ms. Pryor
Components <ul><li>Mouth </li></ul><ul><li>Esophagus </li></ul><ul><li>Stomach </li></ul><ul><li>Small Intestine </li></ul...
Mouth <ul><li>Where the digestive process begins </li></ul><ul><li>Your teeth chew your food in what we call  mechanical b...
Esophagus <ul><li>the tube that connects your mouth and your stomach </li></ul><ul><li>Your food travels from your mouth t...
Stomach <ul><li>A stretchy bag that holds your food after you eat </li></ul><ul><li>Uses digestive juices to break down fo...
Stomach Esophagus
Small Intestine <ul><li>Tube that is 20 feet long. </li></ul><ul><li>Continues to digest food </li></ul><ul><li>Food stays...
Small Intestine
Large Intestine <ul><li>Tube that is 5 feet long </li></ul><ul><li>Gets waste from small intestine </li></ul><ul><li>Waste...
Large Intestine
Rectum <ul><li>Need I say more?? </li></ul><ul><li>It’s the end of the road!! </li></ul>
Gall Bladder <ul><li>Storage tank for bile (a greenish-yellow liquid) that helps your body break down and use fats </li></...
Gall Bladder
Liver <ul><li>Factory for antibodies and bile </li></ul><ul><li>Stores vitamins and sugars until your body needs them </li...
Liver
Pancreas <ul><li>Helps you digest food by breaking down sugars </li></ul>
Functions <ul><li>Digest the food we eat </li></ul><ul><li>Take the nutrients out of your food   so your body can use it <...
Healthy Habits <ul><li>Eat foods that are high in fiber like fruits and vegetables </li></ul>
<ul><li>Drink plenty of water </li></ul>
<ul><li>Chew your food completely before you swallow </li></ul>
Avoid foods high in fat
Interesting Facts <ul><li>Food is in your digestive system for about 24 hours </li></ul><ul><li>What haven you eaten in th...
<ul><li>Your stomach stretches when you eat like a balloon being filled with air </li></ul>Have you ever felt your stomach...
<ul><li>You have a trap door called the epiglottis to cover your windpipe when you swallow. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Your stomach mashes your food the way a baker kneads dough for bread. </li></ul>
Summary <ul><li>Functions </li></ul><ul><li>Digests food </li></ul><ul><li>Absorbs nutrients for the body </li></ul><ul><l...
Summary <ul><li>Healthy Habits </li></ul><ul><li>Eat high fiber foods </li></ul><ul><li>Drink lots of water </li></ul><ul>...
The Journey Your Food Takes!! <ul><li>Mouth    Esophagus    Stomach    Small Intestine    Large Intestine    Rectum <...
What did you learn?? <ul><li>Where does the digestive system begin? </li></ul><ul><li>How long does waster stay in the lar...
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  1. 1. The Digestive System Ms. Pryor
  2. 2. Components <ul><li>Mouth </li></ul><ul><li>Esophagus </li></ul><ul><li>Stomach </li></ul><ul><li>Small Intestine </li></ul><ul><li>Large Intestine </li></ul><ul><li>Rectum </li></ul><ul><li>Gall bladder </li></ul><ul><li>Liver </li></ul><ul><li>Pancreas </li></ul>
  3. 3. Mouth <ul><li>Where the digestive process begins </li></ul><ul><li>Your teeth chew your food in what we call mechanical break down. </li></ul><ul><li>Saliva (spit) and your tongue help break down the food </li></ul>
  4. 4. Esophagus <ul><li>the tube that connects your mouth and your stomach </li></ul><ul><li>Your food travels from your mouth to the esophagus </li></ul><ul><li>Take a big swallow  Do you feel your Esophagus clenching? </li></ul><ul><li>(Hand out bags and bread) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Stomach <ul><li>A stretchy bag that holds your food after you eat </li></ul><ul><li>Uses digestive juices to break down food even more before entering the Small intestine </li></ul><ul><li>What would happen if you continually take a damp piece of food and turn/mix it with orange juice? This is what happens in your stomach. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Stomach Esophagus
  7. 7. Small Intestine <ul><li>Tube that is 20 feet long. </li></ul><ul><li>Continues to digest food </li></ul><ul><li>Food stays in your small intestine for 4 to 8 hours! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Small Intestine
  9. 9. Large Intestine <ul><li>Tube that is 5 feet long </li></ul><ul><li>Gets waste from small intestine </li></ul><ul><li>Waste stays for 10 to 12 hours </li></ul>
  10. 10. Large Intestine
  11. 11. Rectum <ul><li>Need I say more?? </li></ul><ul><li>It’s the end of the road!! </li></ul>
  12. 12. Gall Bladder <ul><li>Storage tank for bile (a greenish-yellow liquid) that helps your body break down and use fats </li></ul><ul><li>Located under your liver </li></ul><ul><li>Shaped like a pear </li></ul>
  13. 13. Gall Bladder
  14. 14. Liver <ul><li>Factory for antibodies and bile </li></ul><ul><li>Stores vitamins and sugars until your body needs them </li></ul>
  15. 15. Liver
  16. 16. Pancreas <ul><li>Helps you digest food by breaking down sugars </li></ul>
  17. 17. Functions <ul><li>Digest the food we eat </li></ul><ul><li>Take the nutrients out of your food so your body can use it </li></ul>
  18. 18. Healthy Habits <ul><li>Eat foods that are high in fiber like fruits and vegetables </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Drink plenty of water </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Chew your food completely before you swallow </li></ul>
  21. 21. Avoid foods high in fat
  22. 22. Interesting Facts <ul><li>Food is in your digestive system for about 24 hours </li></ul><ul><li>What haven you eaten in the last 24 hours that has not yet been digested? </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Your stomach stretches when you eat like a balloon being filled with air </li></ul>Have you ever felt your stomach get larger after a big meal???
  24. 24. <ul><li>You have a trap door called the epiglottis to cover your windpipe when you swallow. </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Your stomach mashes your food the way a baker kneads dough for bread. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Summary <ul><li>Functions </li></ul><ul><li>Digests food </li></ul><ul><li>Absorbs nutrients for the body </li></ul><ul><li>Components </li></ul><ul><li>Esophagus </li></ul><ul><li>Stomach </li></ul><ul><li>Small intestine </li></ul><ul><li>Large intestine </li></ul><ul><li>Pancreas </li></ul><ul><li>Liver </li></ul><ul><li>Gall Bladder </li></ul>
  27. 27. Summary <ul><li>Healthy Habits </li></ul><ul><li>Eat high fiber foods </li></ul><ul><li>Drink lots of water </li></ul><ul><li>Chew food well </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid high-fat foods </li></ul>
  28. 28. The Journey Your Food Takes!! <ul><li>Mouth  Esophagus  Stomach  Small Intestine  Large Intestine  Rectum </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYWVbt6t2mw </li></ul>
  29. 29. What did you learn?? <ul><li>Where does the digestive system begin? </li></ul><ul><li>How long does waster stay in the large intestine? </li></ul><ul><li>What is your gallbladder shaped like? </li></ul><ul><li>What are some healthy habits we can do? </li></ul>

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