Grade: Middle
Subject: Science

#3492. What's For Lunch?

Science, level: Middle
Posted Fri Jun 24 06:49:57 PDT 2005 by Chiquita D. Gaylor (
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Natchez High, Natchez, USA
Materials Required: Diagrams, Video, VCR, chalkboard
Activity Time: 3 class periods
Concepts Taught: Functions of the digestive system

Lesson Plans

Teacher: Chiquita D. Gaylor
Date: June 14-16, 2005

Title: What's For Lunch?
Objective: Analyze the digestive system and its functions

Time: 3 class periods

Teacher Will:
Make students aware of all body systems
Introduce digestive system and related major organs
Show diagram of digestive system
Present video: Passage of Food
Instruct students in proper frog dissection techniques

Students Will:
Identify major components of digestive system and summarize and their functions
Create and label diagram of system
View film: Passage of Food
Compose question about system, give answers- share and quiz other students
Perform proper dissection of frog
Create flow map illustrating digestive process

Teacher observation