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Food and digestion
Food tests (Bitesize)
A BBC bitesize interactive activity to demonstrate 4 food tests
Balanced diet (from ActiveScience)
A game looking at how lifestyle, gender and age affects what diet we require. Could be done as individuals or as a whole class.
Kid's Health - The Real Deal on the Digestive System
An informative tour through the digestive system. American spellings.
See how the different parts of the digestive system work and to find out what is in food
Diet, drugs and health
Bitesize looks at what food types are needed, how they are digested (leading to a self test).
Food and fuel
An introduction to the bodies need for fuel.
Digestive system (Bitesize)
Navigate through pages 3,4 and 5 to learn all about digestion.
Digestion experiments 1
Listen to the commentary on the slides and try to predict what will be found in the water (blood)
Healthy eating tools
Healthy eating tools to see if you are eating a balanced diet
Find out about your digestive system
Eat well be well
Great games for exploring a healthy diet
Choose a person and work out a balanced diet for them for one day.
Click on the diamonds for detailed information.
Podcasts, articles, interviews, answers to your questions on a wide variety of topics.
Point to the pink transport proteins to see them do their job.
Good site for research and project work with information on a healthy diet and food labels. From the Food Standards Agency
Food and digestion
Have a click around, find out how much you know with the quiz.
Watch the animations and note what happens when the food meets the enzyme.
Digestive system games.
4 games on the digestive system. Click the game of your choice.
Find out how much food is needed to provide the energy for various activities.
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products of digestion
nutrition and a balanced diet
food groups (carbohydrates fats proteins lipids)
excretory system and egestion