Digestion Project

Bradly Woods

Mouth

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.

Esophagus

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.

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.

Rectum

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

Anus

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

Liver

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

Gallbladder

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

Pancreas

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

Teeth

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

Tongue

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.

Enzymes/Bacteria

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.