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Digestion

Author(s): Nancy Moreno, PhD, and Barbara Tharp, MS.

Materials

Have students work in groups 4 to conduct this activity. 

Materials per Student Group

  • 2 clear, re-sealable plastic bags, sandwich size 
  • 1/2 slice of turkey luncheon meat 
  • 1/2 tsp of meat tenderizer or papaya enzymes (available at health food stores) 
  • Plastic, serrated knife

Setup

Before beginning the activity, you will need to obtain meat tenderizer (located in the spice section at the grocery store). You also will need a piece of sliced turkey luncheon meat for each group. 


Funded by the following grant(s)

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

My Health My World: National Dissemination
Grant Number: 5R25ES009259
The Environment as a Context for Opportunities in Schools
Grant Number: 5R25ES010698, R25ES06932