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Name ………………………………………………………
Digestion New Information 2
Mouth
1. The teeth grind larger pieces of food into …………………………………………………………
pieces of food.
2. What is the job (function) of the canine teeth? ……………………………………………………………….……………
3. Name the liquid released from the salivary glands …………………………………………………………………………
Gullet
1. What pipe closes when you start to swallow? …………………………………………………………………………………..
2. What causes the food to move along the gullet? …………………………………………………………………………….
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Stomach
1. What type of acid is in the stomach to help churn up the food even more? ………………………….…
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2. What is the function of an enzyme? ……………………………………………….…………………..….…………………………
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Intestines and Anus
1. The bloodstream absorbs small molecules of ……………………………………. from the small intestine.
2. Describe the function of the large intestine …………………………………………………………………………………..
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3. Where does faeces (poo) leave the body? ………….………………………………………………….…………………………
Extension Questions (complete these on the back of the sheet)
1. Which teeth are most important in eating meat and toffees?
Explain why.
2. Explain why we have to release faeces (poo) to survive.