Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

ct_Science_Unit_5

Science Unit 5 Flash Cards - Digestion

TermDefinition
Bile Aids in the digestion of fat in the small intestin
Carbohydrates sugars or saccharides - molecules made up of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen that break down to simple sugars; a nutrient used by other body systems for energy; the saliva in the moth begins to break complex carbohydrates into simple sugars body can use
Chemical Changes Produce new substances with properties from their original substances.
Compound A substance that is composed of 2 or more elements that are chemically combined.
Chemical Formulas Represent the types and numbers of elements present in the compound.
Element A pure substance that cannot be separated into simpler substances by physical or chemical means, the simplest form of matter.
Enzymes Proteins produced by living cells that bring about or speed up reactions. (such as in the digestion of food)
Inorganic Molecules Molecules found in the environment that rarely ever contain carbon; not produced by living things.
Lipids Steroids, waxes and fats - organic compound, broken down in the small intestine.
Nucleic Acid DNA - organic compounds found in living things.
Organic Molecules Chemical compounds produced by living things. All organic compounds contain the element Carbon.
Pancreatic Juices Aids in the digestion of lipids in the small intestine.
Pepsin Enzyme that aids in the digestion of protein in the stomach.
Peristalsis Wave-like muscle contractions that occur in the esophagus and intestines that help move food through the digestive system.
Physical Changes Changes in the phase, appearance or location of a substance. NO new substance is produced.
Proteins A nutrient found in meats, dairy, eggs and nuts; broken down in the stomach by enzymes (like pepsin) and stomach acids.
Saliva Clear liquid found in the mouth whose enzymes help to break down carbohydrates.
The Law of Conservation of Energy States that energy may be neither created or destroyed; only changed into a different form.
Created by: renaetelford
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards