Scientific Eye – Diet & Nutrition – a 19m video:
The Human Body – Digestion – a 5m 28s video and how Teeth grow – a 4m video .
Science Bank – Food & Digestion – a 14m 28s video.
Science in Action – Animal Nutrition – an 19m 12s video.
KS3 Bitesize foundation level – Humans as Organisms part 1 – a video covering Nutrition & the Digestive System plus other stuff.
Some excellent interactive animations & tutorials on DNA & Protein Synthesis – just click on ‘Tour the Basics’ & ‘DNA to Protein’.
, a TEDEd lesson by Joe Hanson. DNA: The book of You
Fantastic animated tutorials from McGraw Hill Education on hormones & gastric secretion & the 3 phases of gastric secretion .
in 10m from Dan Rott: IB 2.5 – Enzymes
Many assessment statements are also covered by (with more being added all the time). Stephanie Castle
An animated, narrated tutorial on protein denaturation ( ) frying an egg – from Sinauer Associates. And Mr W. sings ‘Enzymes!’:
Mr Bozeman describes Enzymes:
An excellent video from HHMI BioInteractive: . the evolution of lactose tolerance Two other videos: in 2m 35s and What is lactose intolerance? in 3m 30s. lactose intolerance
terms as flashcards from Quizlet (you also can test yourself in a number of ways):
PRESCRIBED PRACTICAL 3 – Enzyme activity
Experimental investigation of a factor affecting enzyme activity
– notes from BioNinja Enzyme experiments
BioKnowledgy Presentation on 6.1 Digestion and absorption from Chris Paine
A fantastic animated tutorial from McGraw Hill Education on the Organs of Digestion & one on the action of Sucrase .
How to – a video from Stephanie Castle (you need to be able to draw and label a diagram of the digestive system annotate this diagram).
Mr Paul Andersen (from Bozeman High) details The Digestive System in a 9m 38s tutorial:
In Crash Course Biology #28 – , The Digestive System Hank takes us through the bowels of the human digestive system and explains why it’s all about surface area.
7.2 to 7.5 revision notes in downloadable word format.
GCSE Bitesize revises Digestion (3m 44) and digestion & enzymes in Nutrition (6m). The New Living Body – Digestion is a 19m video especially concerning fat.
A lesson in Digestive system. Duodenum, gall bladder, liver and pancreas from Ms Cooper (13m 10s)
Digestion foundation level from biologica.edu
This covers the basics of digestive enzymes but we need to know it in more detail:
Y7 Life 10 digestive enzymes from Ms Yam
Absorption of food from biologica.edu
Image from LadyofHats and infographic from
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Topic 5 revision notes in downloadable word format.
For self-assessment questions, with exercises and discussions, just click on ‘The chemicals of living cells’ (qu.13 onwards) at . A powerpoint (the chemicals of living cells) can be downloaded from the same site Biology GCSE & IGCSE Question Bank . here The lets you revise the topic, summarizes the topic and tests you on it. s-cool revision site GCSE Bitesize has revision pages (that take you through the topic), a test and an activity.
Effect of Temperature and pH on enzyme activity from clairebloom
A lesson on Enzymes from Mr Dare:
Science Bank 8: you just need Part 3 (from 9m 55s) – Enzymes – biological catalysts & factors affecting their rate:
Two videos on Enzymes – 4m 19s vid from GCSE Bitesize and 2m 48s from Clipbank video resources .
A simple animated tutorial from McGraw Hill Education on how enzymes work .
Mr W sings ‘Enzymes!’: