Chapter 5 – Digestion and Energy

Learning Outcomes

5.1. List and briefly explain different types of energy relevant in biology;

5.2. Compare and contrast digestive system structures in sample animal systems; and,

5.3. Summarize chemical digestion of carbohydrates, proteins and fats and energy metabolism.

The content of this chapter was adapted from the Concepts of Biology-1st Canadian Edition open textbook by Charles Molnar and Jane Gair and Anatomy and Physiology open textbook.


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