Animal digestive system

Challenge reference: 6025

Notional learning hours  10
Level Entry 1
Subject area
Vocational area
Learning aim

The learner will be able to identify the parts of a digestive systems of at least two different animals and answer relevant questions related to the diagrams and animals.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Be able to explain the differences and similarities of at least two different animals digestive systems. 

  2. Be able to explain signs of ill health in the digestive system of the different animals.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Choose at least two different animals they would like to research
    • Research a diagram of their selected animals digestive system on the Internet or with other resources 
    • Explain where the food goes in and the route it takes though the digestive system of each animal
    • Identify an animal which is a ruminant and what makes them different to other animals 
    • State three signs of ill health for each animal
    • Explain what they can do to help the animal