• Notebook: 

    • Nutritonal analysis of cheese pizza 
    • Nutrition food labels
    • Self nutrient analysis 
    • Human nutrition notes
    • Minerals vs. vitamins table
    • Amino acids table
    • Nutrition food labels
    • Digestion & absorption notes
    • Digestiive system coloring & labeling
      • Frontal view of the digestive system
      • Walls of the alimentary canal
      • Accessory organs
      • Stomach & small intestines
      • Complete all of the matching & fill-in blanks embedded within these handouts
    • Digestion classwork
    • Flowchart of digestion and absorption of foodstuffs
    • Stomach Ulcers: "Something Is Eating At Me" article & classwork
    • Sub-work (adaptions of villi & importance of fiber, liver structure/function using diagram)
    • Cholera notes
    • Functions of the liver classwork 
    • Chemistry of bodily fluids colors

    Test Focus Points: 

    • Understand the 3 macronutrients (carbs, lipids, proteins) and examples
    • Explain the difference between essential and non-essential amino acids
    • Explain the difference between minerals & vitamins, include an example of each 
    • Interpret a food label 
    • Understand lipoproteins
    • Explain the difference between LDL & HDL and its relation to the liver and the body
      • which one decreases and increases blood cholesterol levels? 
    • Describe either hypertension or type II diabetes and its implications on the body
    • Draw an annotated diagram of the digestive system 
    • Recognize the 4 stages in which digestion takes place
    • Understand the role and advantages of peristalsis 
    • Understand the advantage of the villi in the small intestine 
    • Know the substance the galbladder stores
    • Know important digestive secretions (table 15.1 pg. 726)
    • Understand stomach ulcers 
    • Explain fiber and its imporance to the digestive system. Why is it easier to lose excess weight with a diet higher in fiber? 
    • Know the function of the liver and the functions of hepatocytes and Kupffer cells
    • Know table 15.2 (pg. 736) nutrients stored by the liver 
    • Explain the difference between hepatitis and cirrhosis
    • Understand the causes and consequences of jaundice