The Digestive Glands Chemical Breakdown The Digestive Glands

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The Digestive Glands (Chemical Breakdown)

The Digestive Glands (Chemical Breakdown)

The Digestive Glands (chemical breakdown) • A gland is an organ or group of

The Digestive Glands (chemical breakdown) • A gland is an organ or group of cells that secrete fluids. • The digestive glands secrete fluids to aid in the digestion of food.

Salivary Glands • The salivary glands secrete saliva to moisten food. • Are comprised

Salivary Glands • The salivary glands secrete saliva to moisten food. • Are comprised of: 1. Sublingual gland 2. Submandibular gland 3. Parotid gland • Partial digestion of carbohydrates begin here.

Gastric Glands • Gastric glands are found inside the walls of the stomach. •

Gastric Glands • Gastric glands are found inside the walls of the stomach. • 35 000 glands produce 2 L- 3 L of gastric juice daily. gland

The Pancreas • Located behind the stomach • Produces digestive juices to help break

The Pancreas • Located behind the stomach • Produces digestive juices to help break down food and neutralize stomach acid. • Produces hormones (insulin and glucagon) that regulate sugar in the blood. pancreas

The Liver (The body's garbage processor) • Removes poisons like alcohol and drugs from

The Liver (The body's garbage processor) • Removes poisons like alcohol and drugs from the blood. • Produces bile to aid in the breakdown of fat. Liver

The Gallbladder • An organ that stores bile produced by the liver. • Located

The Gallbladder • An organ that stores bile produced by the liver. • Located below the liver Gallbladder

Intestinal Glands • Glands located in the walls of the intestines. Intestinal Glands

Intestinal Glands • Glands located in the walls of the intestines. Intestinal Glands

Digestive Glands Salivary Glands Gastric Glands Liver Pancreas Gallbladder Intestinal Glands

Digestive Glands Salivary Glands Gastric Glands Liver Pancreas Gallbladder Intestinal Glands

 • • Choice #1 - Louis Pasteur made great contributions to science, but

• • Choice #1 - Louis Pasteur made great contributions to science, but what were they? Do a research report on Louis Pasteur, and present your findings in either an “Entertainment Tonight” style news story, or in a flashy “People Magazine” style photo and news spread. Make sure to base your story in sound biographical research. Choice #2 - Watch the movie Super Size Me, and write a movie review which focuses on the nutritional aspects featured in the movie. What have you discovered over the course of the movie? Support your points of view using research on the nutritional value of fast food. Does the fast food industry have any moral responsibilities towards the public it’s feeding? Choice #3 - Have you ever looked at the labels on the food that you eat? Conduct a food label analysis by keeping a food journal for 3 days, in which you must record serving size, calories, DMV, sugar, salt, fat, and other key data. Also take note of minerals/vitamins in the foods that you are eating. What have you discovered? What do you find most surprising? What is your attitude towards certain foods? Will you make different choices in the future? Choice #4 - Create a 3 D model of the digestive system out of the materials of your choice. Be sure to indicate/label the key features as well as provide a detailed report on each of their functions.