Date: September 20, 2020
Topic: The Function of the Stomach
1. The stomach receives food from the mouth and stores it for a short time, so that a large meal can be eaten quickly and broken down over a period of time. 2. It mixes food until it becomes liquid. 3. It makes stomach juices which continue digestion. 4. It slowly sends liquefied food into the small intestines to be broken down even more. Activity: Answer the following question 1. The stomach is __________ (a) part of the Panama Canal (b) part of the digestive system (c) part of the circulatory 2. Two adjectives used to describe the stomach are __________, _____________. (a) small and thin (b) thick and strong (c) bony and weak 3. After the food is swallowed (a) it goes into the stomach b) it goes to the large intestine (c) it goes into the blood stream. 4. What is likely to happen to the stomach if you have not eaten for five hours? It will (a) expand (b) be filled with air (c) look like a narrow upright tube.
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