The Digestive System

By: Athena Mariano #11

The main function of the Digestive System

The Digestive system provides nutrients that your cells need to produce energy. It helps you digest foods and it starts as soon as you start chewing.

The main parts of the Digestive System

The main parts of the Digestive system are the esophagus, the liver, the gallbladder, the stomach, and the salivary glands.

What the main parts of the Digestive System do

Food that you swallow passes through the esophagus and the liver produces bile. The gallbladder stores bile until it is needed. The stomach squeezes liquid food moisture into the small intestine. Finally, saliva passes through the salivary glands.

How the Digestive System affects other body systems

The Digestive system can affect other systems by you eating good foods. If you eat good foods, it provides good nutrients to the other body systems

How other body systems affect the Digestive System

The Circulatory system can affect the Digestive system. The Circulatory system pumps blood throughout the body and the body systems. It also pumps blood throughout the organs.

Some problems (disease/illness) you can get in the Digestive System

A problem you can get in the Digestive system is an infection. You can get an infection in any of the Digestive system parts.

Effects of enviornmental factors on the Digestive system

Your Digestive organs will stay healthy if you eat good and healthy foods.

Three fun facts about the Digestive system

One fun fact about the Digestive System is that 1.7 liters of material is produced in one day. The next fun fact about the Digestive System is that an adults stomach can hold about 1.5 liters of material. My last fun fact about the Digestive System is that 90% of digestion and absorbation takes place in the small intestine. 

My resources used

I used my science packet, my science book, and Google to help me finish this report. (On Google, I typed: three interesting facts about the digestive system.)