Class Activity #3


Download and complete the digestive system anatomy worksheet (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Fill-in the names of the body parts and provide a brief description of each organ.
What is the difference between digestion and absorption?
The surface area in the small intestine is enormous.  What physical characteristics of the small intestine make the surface area so great? What purpose does this serve?
The pancreas has both endocrine and exocrine functions. Explain endocrine and exocrine and the functions of the pancreas.