Have a little fun with your digestive system unit and allow your students to investigate what happens to a macromolecule as it progresses through human digestion! Included in this file is a fully editable word document, rubric, guiding graphic organizers, and a teacher guide with suggested (free) video sources for student research. Great lesson that can be completed independently or collaboratively to implement right before a holiday that also requires minimal technology!
To differentiate for students needing simplified modifications, delete the requirement to incorporate the disorder challenge, provide a word bank to guide their research for specific structures and enzymes, and allow them to conduct the research collaboratively with an instructor or with a capable peer. To generate a more advanced challenge, assign specific disorders to serve as potential obstacles and require students to research how those disorders impact their selected macromolecule's absorption.