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Ch 21: The Digestive System: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Digestive System chapter of this Middle School Life Science Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about the human digestive system. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the topics involving the digestive system required in a typical middle school life science course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other life science work.
  • Identify the digestive system concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our Middle School Life Science Tutoring Solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about the human digestive system and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding chemical and mechanical digestion, the alimentary canal, salivary amylase or any other digestive system topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their science learning
  • Prefer learning about science visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their digestive system unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in middle school life science
  • Don't have access to their science teacher outside of class

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning about the digestive system simple and fun.
  • Cost Efficient: For less than 20% of the cost of a private tutor, you'll have unlimited access 24/7.
  • Consistent High Quality: Unlike a live science tutor, these video lessons are thoroughly reviewed.
  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Learn about the digestive system on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning objectives

  • Explore the mouth's anatomy and physiology
  • Learn about the process of chemical digestion
  • Examine the make up of the throat and esophagus
  • Define the soft palate
  • Identify the three components of the pharynx
  • Study the functions of the pancreas, gallbladder, anus and intestines
  • Differentiate between the large and small intestines

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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