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Digestive Endeavours

During our science lesson, we have had a great time finding out about the different stages of digestion.

We drew outlines of our class mates and tried to work out where their digestive organs would be!

Below is our digestion song which has helped us to remember the different stages.

To the tune of the wheels on the bus

The food in the mouth is

Chew, chew, chewed,

Chew, chew, chewed,

Chew, chew, chewed,

The food in the mouth is

Chew, chew, chewed,

Into little pieces.

The food then passes down the

Oesophagus

Oesophagus

Oesophagus

The food then passes down the

Oesophagus

Until it reaches the stomach.

Inside the stomach it is

mixed with enzymes

mixed with enzymes

mixed with enzymes

Inside the stomach it is

mixed with enzymes

To break it down even further

Next it’s into the

Small intestine

Small intestine

Small intestine

Next its into the

Small intestine

To break it down even further

Before it leaves the

Small intestine

Small intestine

Small intestine

Before it leaves

Small intestine

The food is absorbed into the blood.

Finally it goes into the

Large intestine

Large intestine

Large intestine

Finally it goes into the

Large intestine

Then down the toilet.