Digestive System Flip Books Example Expectations Title each of the major sections (Upper digestive system, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, support organs, citations) For each section include the following What is its major function and what does it digests. Size (length or how much it holds) Diagram or picture with parts labeled (see parts below) One medical condition associated with region Include the parts with specific function of that part Example- Mouth- Allows food to enter the body and holds food until swallowed. The stomach is part of the second stage of digestion. It stores food, churns into chyme, and provides time for digestion to take place. Foods containing protein such as meat and beans begin to become digested here. The stomach can contain up to 2 liters of food at a time and is typically 12 inches long and 6 inches wide but changes.( Man vs. food probably holds more) Stomach Ulcers are a medical condition where the mucus lining wears away and stomach acid begins to make a hole in the wall of the stomach. Parts of the stomach • Pouch- Holds the food until it moves into small intestine • Stomach juices- Mixture of juices the continue digesting down food. Water- helps make the food more liquid like. Enzymes- break down protein into amino acids. (fats and carbs are not digested here. Acid- creates the proper environment and kills bacteria. Mucus lining- Prevents the acid from burning through the stomach lining • Smooth muscle- responsible for churning and moving foods around. • Sphincter- Releases stomach mixture into the small intestine. Stomach Citations Works Cited Capra, Judy, and Harold Pratt. Middle School Life Science. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt, 1999. Print. Great Source. ScienceSaurus. N.p.: Houghton Mifflin, 2002. Print. Taylor-Butler, Christine. The Digestive System. Danbury, Connecticut: Children’s Press, 2008. Print.