Monday, May 10, 2010

Monday, May 10, 2010 – Answer Sheet
(be specific with
the Salivary glands (9, 10 and 11) they have different names!
Describe the process of swallowing food.
What is this piece of food called that
moves down the esophagus to the stomach?
Know parts to: Stomach – including what type of digestion takes place in the stomach
- How is pepsin secreted and then activated in the stomach?
- What is rennin and during what phase of a person’s life is it active?
- How is the lining of the stomach protected?
Know parts to: Small Intestine (3 parts – in the order food passes through them)
including what type of digestion takes place in the small intestine
How is the surface area of the small intestine increased (describe the
different methods used by the body)
Know parts to: Large Intestine – including what type of digestion takes place in the small intestine
The Liver, Gallbladder and Pancreas are accessory organs to the digestive system and provide
specific functions. Describe their functions in terms of the digestive system.
What type of digestion does each provide for the digestive system?
What enzymes are produced by the pancreas and what do they digest?
What is the function of the hormone cholecystokinin and what stimulates its release (from where?)
What major enzyme is found in the liver and what is its function?
Describe how blood glucose levels are maintained within narrow limits within the body. Make sure you use
the hormones insulin and glucagon in your answer.
Answer: Applying Inquiry / Communication Skills – 6 and 7
Handouts: The Food Machine (video worksheet)
Salivary Glands
Swallowing 1
Swallowing 2
Stomach 1
Small Intestine Structure
Small and large intestine: 1
Find the Word
page: 274
Label the diagram worksheets
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