Students will investigate homeostasis and how their digestive system helps them maintain narrow limits. After learning the anatomy of the digestive system, students will discover the physiology of each organ as related to biochemistry. We will discuss eating for a healthy body and mind, and how diabetes isn’t just a sugar-related disease. There will be group activities done through online chats, and a culminating presentation on digestive system issues.
You Are What You Eat: An Introduction to Biochemistry and the Digestive System
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About Online Expand Your Mind
For Students In Grades 9 – 12
Online Expand Your Mind (EYM) brings together talented students from across the world for one-week or four-week intensive learning experiences that provide meaningful academic challenges within a stimulating and safe environment. We offer classes in STEM, humanities and the fine arts, each taught by master teachers who are dedicated to stimulating young minds.