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In digestion

TLF ID L1

Follow the passage of food through the human body. Select foods and drinks and decide how to digest them. For example, choose to chew, to add saliva to the mouth or add gastric juices to the stomach. Watch how the body reacts to changes. Find out more about digestion along the way and answer questions.



Educational details

Educational value
  • Shows the structures that make up the human digestive system and explains their function.
  • Provides information about each stage of digestion with definitions and pronunciation of difficult words.
  • Enables students to choose three foods and make choices about the foods' passage through the human digestive system.
  • Provides feedback and shows consequences, for example vomiting, if an incorrect choice is made.
  • Explains problems such as choking, vomiting, stomach ache, gas and diarrhoea.
  • Provides a glossary that can be printed out.
Year level

2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7

Learning area
  • Science

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Department of Education\, Tasmania\; e-magine Centre of Excellence in
  • Organization: Department of Education\, Tasmania\; e-magine Centre of Excellence in
  • Description: Subject matter expert
  • Address: TAS, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.education.tas.gov.au/
  • Name: Crank Media Pty Ltd
  • Organization: Crank Media Pty Ltd
  • Description: Technical implementer
  • Address: TAS, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.acceleration.com.au/
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2016, except where indicated under Acknowledgements. Unless otherwise indicated, this material may be used in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licence creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/.