Structure and Function of the Pancreas

18th March 2016

This topic starts with a labelled diagram, showing the position of the pancreas in relation to the jejunum and small intestine. A table clearly differentiates the pancreas as an exocrine and endocrine gland. This resource was created by Jean Shapcott,St George’s, University of London and can be downloaded here.

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Gastro-intestinal Tract

17th March 2016

This resource has a thorough introduction to the whole gastro-intestinal tract. An animation illustrates the pathway taken by food as it travels through the digestive system. Peristalsis is illustrated using an animation. Students can test their knowledge of the components of the GI tract with a show/hide feature. The topic finishes with an overview of […]

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