Ch 21: The Digestive System - Middle School Life Science: Homeschool Curriculum

About This Chapter

The digestive system unit of this Middle School Life Science Homeschool course is designed to help homeschooled students learn about the human digestive system. Parents can use the short videos to introduce topics, break up lessons and keep students engaged.

Who's it for?

This unit of our Middle School Life Science Homeschool course will benefit any student who is trying to learn about the parts of the digestive system. There is no faster or easier way to learn about the digestive system. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who require an efficient, self-paced course of study to learn about chemical digestion, the mouth, salivary glands, the gallbladder and mastication.
  • Homeschool parents looking to spend less time preparing lessons and more time teaching.
  • Homeschool parents who need a life science curriculum that appeals to multiple learning types (visual or auditory).
  • Gifted students and students with learning differences.

How it works:

  • Students watch a short, fun video lesson that covers a specific unit topic.
  • Students and parents can refer to the video transcripts to reinforce learning.
  • Short quizzes and a digestive system unit exam confirm understanding or identify any topics that require review.

Digestive System Unit Objectives:

  • Learn the physiology and anatomy of the mouth and discuss saliva and mechanical digestion.
  • Explore the structure of the mouth, throat and esophagus.
  • Understand how the anus, intestines, gallbladder and pancreas contribute to the digestive system.

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