Digestive System Experiment

This short film clip follows primary school teacher, Danny, as he demonstrates a practical experiment which recreates the digestion process in the classroom. Using household items such as paper cups, orange juice and a pair of tights, this demonstration enables children to visualise the process of digestion in an engaging, practical way. This resource has been provided by Reach Out CPD, a programme developed by Imperial College London in partnership with Tigtag.

 

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aislingfarrell

This looks great! So simple but effective. Going to try this out with my year 3s

Miss R Gray

Cannot wait to do this with my class this week!

emilyessex

Tried this out with my year 4s last year, they absolutely loved it and I think it consolidated a lot. Going to do it again this year!

JaneyCoker

Great resource - thanks!

Children engaged with the activity.