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In this activity middle school students color code a diagram of villi and answer quick analysis questions that focus on the role of villi in absorption of nutrients and how their increased surface area makes this possible.
At this time, it's also useful to bring students attention to the
similar function of alveoli using our Alveoli + Villi Comparison Worksheet.
Also check out our fully NGSS-aligned Human Body Test.
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Digestive System Food Labels Activity - Kids love this!
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