How the Digestive System Works: Lesson for Kids

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Your digestive tract breaks down the foods you eat so the nutrients inside the food can be released to make _____.

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1. _____ happens when chewed up food is pushed to the back of your throat by your tongue.

2. When food that's inside your stomach gets tossed around, it's called _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will ask you five questions about the digestive system. To pass it, you'll need to know the different parts of the digestive system and understand what each part does.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked to:

  • Know why food is broken down in your digestive tract
  • Understand the term for pushing chewed food into the back of your throat
  • Remember what you call the process of food tossing around in your stomach
  • Identify the part of your digestive tract that absorbs nutrients
  • Tell which part of your digestive tract stores waste

Skills Practiced

You'll practice many skills, including:

  • Information recall - remember what you know about the reasons why food is digested
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about the digestive system to name several parts and understand their jobs
  • Reading comprehension - take away important facts from the related digestive system lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more facts about this system, review the lesson called How the Digestive System Works: Lesson for Kids. The lesson can help you:

  • Learn why your stomach is like a washing machine
  • Know what kind of nutrients are found in digested food
  • Understand the difference between your large intestine and your small intestine
  • View pictures of what parts of the digestive system look like
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