Food and the Digestive System

Project Overview

This project teaches children about the human digestive system. They explore the main parts, starting with the mouth and teeth, identifying teeth types and their functions. They link this learning to animals’ diets and construct food chains to show the flow of energy.

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What’s included

Food and the Digestive System is a comprehensive science project that boasts an array of essentials including:


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Project scope

Food and the Digestive System provides a structured approach to science, outlining key subjects and topics including:

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  • Art and design
  • Design and technology
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  • Animals
  • Diet
  • Energy
  • Food chains
  • Human digestive system
  • Teeth

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