The Digestive System breaks down food into smaller pieces so it can be absorbed into the blood stream and carried to the body’s cells which use it to make energy. Organs of the Digestive System include the esophagus, stomach, pancreas & small intestine.
Listed below are books, activities and databases to help you learn more about the amazing digestive system.
Websites, Activities & Printables:
- KidsHealth: Digestive System
- DK FindOut!: Digestion
- National Geographic Kids: Follow Your Food
- Wonderopolis: How Do You Digest Food?
- Wonderopolis: What Makes a Stomach Growl?
- Cleveland Clinic: Digestive System
- Printable: the Components of the Digestive System
Science in Context: Digestive System is a database you can use in any IndyPL Library Branch or at home. Login using your IndyPL library card number. Science in Context will show you biographies, magazines, videos and more about the Digestive System.
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