"Is Food Killing You?"

By: Group 5

The Main Functions of the Human Body

There are 11 Body Systems in the Human Body


Circulatory- It transport blood through out the body; The Main Function are Transportation of blood.


Respiratory- It's like your breathing system, brings in oxygen and brings out carbon dioxide; The Main Functions are the airway, the lungs, and the muscles of respiration.


Skeletal- Think of as all your bones and joints; The Main Functions are part of Movement, Mechanical, and Protection.


Muscular- Controls the movement of the body; The Main Functions are Movement, and Flexibility.


Digestive- The tool to break-down foods into energy and nutrients; The Main Functions are Ingestion, Secretion, Mixing and Movement, Digestion, Absorption, and Excretion.


Integumentary - Basically your skin, hair etc.; The Main Functions are Protection, and Nutrients.


Nervous- Basically your brain, spinal cord, and nerves; The Main Functions are sensory neurons, inter-neurons, and motor neurons.


Endocrine- Your glands and hormones; The Main Functions are Hypothalamus, Pituitary gland, Thyroid, Adrenal glands (Types of Glands), release hormones, etc.

Our Food Item

We pick Hamburgers as our food item.

The Hamburger goes through the esophagus then to the stomach where the food turns into acid and the waste goes to the kidney (when you go to the restroom)

Breaking Down Process

Large molecules are broken down into smaller molecules by the Digestion System.

It Starts:

1st the Mouth

2nd the Esophagus ( A long tube )

3rd the Stomach

4th the Small Intestine

5th the Large Intestine

6th the Waste

is our food killing us?