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The Digestive System. By: Mrs. Bourland. Components. Esophagus Stomach Small Intestine Large Intestine Gall bladder Liver Pancreas. Esophagus. the tube that connects your mouth and your stomach. Stomach. A stretchy bag that holds your food after you eat

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the digestive system

The Digestive System

By: Mrs. Bourland

components
Components
  • Esophagus
  • Stomach
  • Small Intestine
  • Large Intestine
  • Gall bladder
  • Liver
  • Pancreas
esophagus
Esophagus
  • the tube that connects your mouth and your stomach
stomach
Stomach
  • A stretchy bag that holds your food after you eat
  • Helps to break food into smaller pieces so your body can use it for energy and nutrition
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Esophagus

Stomach

small intestine
Small Intestine
  • Tube that is 20 feet long.
  • Continues to digest food
  • Food stays in your small intestine for 4 to 8 hours
large intestine
Large Intestine
  • Tube that is 5 feet long
  • Gets waste from small intestine
  • Waste stays for 10 to 12 hours
gall bladder
Gall Bladder
  • Storage tank for bile (a greenish-yellow liquid) that helps your body break down and use fats
  • Located under your liver
  • Shaped like a pear
liver
Liver
  • Factory for antibodies and bile
  • Stores vitamins and sugars until your body needs them
pancreas
Pancreas
  • Helps you digest food by breaking down sugars
functions
Functions
  • Digest the food we eat
  • Take the nutrients out of your foodso your body can use it
healthy habits
Healthy Habits
  • Eat foods that are high in fiber like fruits and vegetables
interesting facts
Interesting Facts
  • Food is in your digestive system for about 24 hours
summary
Functions

Digests food

Absorbs nutrients for the body

Components

Esophagus

Stomach

Small intestine

Large intestine

Pancreas

Liver

Gall Bladder

Summary
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Summary

Healthy Habits

  • Eat high fiber foods
  • Drink lots of water
  • Chew food well
  • Avoid high-fat foods
works cited
Works Cited
  • Microsoft ClipArt
  • Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia
  • My Body: Teacher Created Materials
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