Class Summary - Today we discussed the accessory organs to the digestive system including the pancreas, liver and gallbladder. We also talked through digestion in the sense of nutritional needs of our bodies. We talked about energy supplying nutrients (carbs, protein and fat) and non-energy supplying nutrients (vitamins, minerals and water). We mentioned a few eating disorders that were mentioned from the book. Review day with the chromebooks / Kahoot is scheduled for Tomorrow.
Homework - Test on digestive system on WEDNESDAY.
Objectives - Students will name five accessory organs of digestion, describe the location, anatomy and functions of the pancreas, the liver and the gall bladder and name and describe three disorders of the liver. Students will state the functions of glucose, fats and amino acids in the body, and define the terms essential fatty acid and essential amino acid.