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The Digestive System
Powerpoint Lecture

This Powerpoint lecture follows the physical and chemical changes that food goes through after ingestion. Beginning with the mechanical chewing and chemical action of amylase in the mouth, students will trace the gradual breaking apart of the large proteins, carbohydrates, and fats that make up their diet, leaving behind only undigestible waste.

Essential concepts: Chemical digestion, mechanical digestion, enzymes, amylase, pepsin, trypsin, lipase, salivary glands, esophagus, epiglottis, stomach, small intestines, large intestines, appendix, rectum.

Instructor Resources: A complete test bank, answer keys, and lab guides are available at the subscription page.
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