This Small Science: Digestion is aimed at kindergarten and lower elementary school (Grade 1-3) students as well as home-school students. It is fun and hands on STEM inquiry, which explores the digestive system and the organs which make up the digestive tract, in particular the esophagus, stomach and the small and large intestines.
This Digestion Unit is 31 pages in total and appropriate for one week to one month. For the teacher, there is background information which simply explains the science involved, a page of picture book suggestions, additional activity suggestions as well as 2 challenge cards to laminate and save. It includes 3 color visual step by step experiments on stomach acids and food digestion and excretion. Each of these activities comes with a printable observation worksheet. This resource contains 8 full color classroom/ center posters featuring realistic graphics of digestive organs and an additional 8 printable worksheets.
This STEM Unit includes
· Background information
· Story suggestions
· Additional activity suggestions
· Challenge cards
· 3 color visual step by step experiment pages
· 3 corresponding B&W worksheets
· Classroom & center posters
· Additional worksheets
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