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Digestive System

Introducing the Digestive System


Digestive System

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/25340/25076.ppt Added: 08 Dec 2017 Contributor: Aoife McDonnell Resource type: Cur I Láthair

PowerPoint presentation with activities for students to complete. Activities include brainstorming activity, sequencing activity and model creating using suggested success criteria.

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Strand: 5. Biological Science

Strand unit: 4. Human Organs & Systems

5-6
OSIE: Eolaíocht

Strand: Dúile beo

Strand unit: An bheatha dhaonna

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Digestive System Flowchart

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/25512/25248.pdf Added: 03 Jan 2018 Contributor: Aoife McDonnell Resource type: Worksheet

Worksheet facilitates a discussion on what happens to a sandwich when it is eaten. Students record their prior knowledge on the topic of the digestive system.

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Strand: 5. Biological Science

Strand unit: 4. Human Organs & Systems

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Digestive System - Label

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/25515/25251.pdf Added: 03 Jan 2018 Contributor: Aoife McDonnell Resource type: Worksheet

Worksheet encourages students to recognise the location of each part of the digestive system. Suitable for students who need extra support in class.

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Strand unit: 4. Human Organs & Systems

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Digestive System - Ordering & Matching Activity

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/25513/25249.pdf Added: 03 Jan 2018 Contributor: Aoife McDonnell Resource type: Worksheet

Using these descriptive cards, students analyse the processes which happen in the digestive system. Students then arrange the descriptions in the correct order to resemble the sequence of events in the digestive system.

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Strand: 5. Biological Science

Strand unit: 4. Human Organs & Systems

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Digestive System Questions

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/25523/25259.pdf Added: 04 Jan 2018 Contributor: Aoife McDonnell Resource type: Worksheet

Students need to read the World Book Online article prior to answering the worksheet questions. There are three differentiated tables on the last 3 pages where students record the function of each part of the digestive system.

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Strand unit: 4. Human Organs & Systems

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A Model of the Digestive System


Making Poo: Digestive System Teaching Model

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aemI64NAK08 Added: 08 Nov 2016 Contributor: Aoife McDonnell Resource type: Fuaim/físeán

A great hands-on activity to investigate the functions of each part of the digestive system. The video illustrates how a teacher can carry out the demonstration/ guide students in creating a similar model with explanations for each representation. The activity motivates students engaged with the topic along with aiding students memory skills in a fun interactive manner whereby students learn more about their key skills for learning together.

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Strand: 5. Biological Science

Strand unit: 4. Human Organs & Systems

Suggestions for use: Teacher can watch the video/ give the link to students to watch for homework. In class, set class into groups. In groups students need to negotiate and research how they will demonstrate the model of the digestive system to the class. Allow time in class for students to organize their group presentation. In the next lesson, groups must be given individual time to present the model to the class. (Video can be used so groups can reflect on presentation skills). Ensure the class come up to the front and gather around the demonstration area while the group present their model to the class and explain the analogies to the class.

Key Skills: Bheith Cruthaitheach Dul i mbun Cumarsáide Eolas agus Smaointeoireacht a Bhainistiú Obair le Daoine Eile

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Digestive System - Assessing a Model

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/25511/25247.pdf Added: 03 Jan 2018 Contributor: Aoife McDonnell Resource type: Worksheet

Worksheet for students to assess a model of the digestive system. Students can choose to assess the model within the given YouTube video or a model of their own choice. Students need to assess the strengths and limitations of the model and identify the processes/ parts the model represents.

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Strand unit: 4. Human Organs & Systems

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Digestive System - Design a Model

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/25514/25250.pdf Added: 03 Jan 2018 Contributor: Aoife McDonnell Resource type: Worksheet

A sample list of success criteria for students to use when designing and creating a digestive system model. Teachers can also use the success criteria to evaluate work.

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Strand unit: 4. Human Organs & Systems

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Time with the Keywords


Digestive System - Flashcards

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/25518/25254.pdf Added: 03 Jan 2018 Contributor: Aoife McDonnell Resource type: Tagairt / Worksheet

flashcards with keywords associated with the digestive system. Students could use the flashcards and match each card to the associated description cards.

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Strand unit: 4. Human Organs & Systems

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Digestive System - Anagrams

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/25521/25257.pdf Added: 04 Jan 2018 Contributor: Aoife McDonnell Resource type: Worksheet

Six anagrams for students to solve. Solution words link to the digestive system keywords. A good literacy activity to get students talking and saying the keywords.

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Strand unit: 4. Human Organs & Systems

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Digestive System Crossword

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/25459/25195.pdf Added: 25 Dec 2017 Contributor: Aoife McDonnell Resource type: Worksheet

A crossword on the topic of the 'Digestive System'. There are 9 clues. With the clues, students reflect on the keywords associated with the 'Digestive System'.

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Strand unit: 4. Human Organs & Systems

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Digestive System - Wordsearch

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/25522/25258.pdf Added: 04 Jan 2018 Contributor: Aoife McDonnell Resource type: Worksheet

A word search worksheet on the digestive system. Students spend time looking for the digestive system keywords and their spellings. Task 2 requires students to define each keyword in 15 words.

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Strand unit: 4. Human Organs & Systems

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