Incoming Substances

Objectives for the chapter and helpful videos/songs/charts are listed below. This is not an all inclusive list of the content, but it is an excellent place to start or review! The videos are used as a study tool and may cover more or less than what we will cover in class. I will not test you on anything we did not cover in class, unless stated otherwise.


 The Respiratory System

Respiratory System Song- Mr.Parr

Anatomy of the Respiratory System 21.1 (Pg. 516-519)

  1. Describe the functions of the respiratory system’s structures
    1. The Respiratory System

Respiration 21.2 (Pg. 519-522)

  1. Contrast the three phases of respiration
    1. Three Phases of Respiration- Webpage
  2. Explain the mechanics of breathing
    1. How do the lungs work?
  3. Summarize the gas exchange process
    1. Gaseous exchange between alveoli and capillaries

Control of Breathing 21.3 (Pg. 522-525)

  1. Explain the role of carbon dioxide in the regulation of breathing
    1. Breathing Rate and Regulation
    2. Chemoreceptors detect the levels of carbon dioxide- Webpage
      1. Note: You can just read the key points on this webpage to get a bsic understanding of the info
  2. Describe the relationship between altitude and breathing
    1. The effect of High Altitudes on Breathing
      1. Note: Both a music video and a mini lecture! Wow!

Every Breath You Take Is Connected


The Digestive System

Digestion Song- Mr. Parr

Organs of the Digestive System 21.4 (Pg. 525-531)

  1. Describe the functions of the digestive system
    1. How the Digestive System Works
  2. Describe and summarize the functions of each digestive organ
    1. Functions of each digestive organ- Image

Foods and Digestion 21.5 (Pg. 531-538)

  1. Distinguish between physical and chemical digestion
    1. Mechanical and Chemical Digestion
  2. Identify the primary digestive enzymes and which foods they digest
    1. Parts of digestive system with primary digestive enzymes and what they digest- Chart
  3. Recognize the sources and functions of major vitamins and minerals
    1. See charts on Pg. 534 and 535 in book
  4. Describe the guidelines for a healthy diet
    1. Food Pyramid- Image

What your poop says about you (Added this for fun.)

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