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Aim Award - Human Physiology
Transcript of Aim Award - Human Physiology
Aims and objectives of the lesson:
The aim of the lesson is to:
Know about the structure and function of the digestive system
Describe the role of the main components of a balanced diet and the effects of nutritional deficiencies on health
Identify the components of the digestive system
Recognise the process of peristalsis
Food glorious food...
Nutritional Deficiencies on Health
Rickets - read the case study and discuss the following questions:
What are the reasons for the increase in confirmed cases of the disease?
Why are children being affected?
What can be done to reduce the risk of getting Rickets?
Are there any changes in your lifestyle that could reduce the chance of you or your family getting Rickets?
Components of the digestive system
As a group, match the pairs and label the diagram
The process of peristalsis
the involuntary constriction and relaxation of the muscles of the intestine or another canal, creating wave-like movements which push the contents of the canal forward.