Digestion Project

Bradly Woods


Mechanical and chemical digestion is in your mouth. Mechanical is when you chew your food with your teeth and using your tongue to mix it up. Chemical is when saliva and gets into your food and start breaking it down.


Your esophagus is a muscle that is 25 cm long. Your esophagus has something called peristalsis it is muscle that squeezes your food down to your stomach.


The stomach is a muscle in a form of a bag. Your stomach has acid called hydrochloric it breaks up food in your stomach. Your stomach is protected but a layer of mucus.

Small Intestine

The first part of the small intestine is called duodenum. The is a green fluid called Bile that comes form the liver. Bile breaks up the large fat particles.

Large Intestine

The chyme enters the large intestine it is a thin watery mixture. The large intestine absorbs the water that you drink.


The rectum is the final section of the large intestine before going to the anus.


Your anus releases semisolid wastes from your body in the form of the feces.


Your liver stores enzymes and other chemicals. It helps beak food up.


Your gallbladder can store chemicals and enzymes. Then the chemicals go to work and break up the food.


Chemical digestion of proteins, fats, and carbohydrates that are mixed up in the pancreas.


We use our teeth to break down your food up before we swallow the food.


Our tongue is also used for mixing up and breaking down the food.

Mechanical Digestion

Mechanical digestion is like when you chew, or even when the muscles in your stomach squeezes the food in your stomach to break the food down.

Chemical Digestion

Chemical digestion is way your body uses chemical is to break down the food that we all eat.


Enzyme is a type of protein that speeds up the rate of chemical reaction in your body. Bacteria stay in a relationship with beneficial in your body.