# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Practical Nursing I Task 2134396657

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe the digestion and metabolism of food.

Definition

Description should include
  • processes of digestion, absorption, and metabolism of nutrients
  • signs and symptoms of imbalances
  • hormonal effects of nutrients
  • basal metabolic rate
  • anabolism
  • catabolism
  • digestive enzymes
  • hormones
  • calorie, kilocalorie, and empty calorie
  • homeostasis.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How are carbohydrates, proteins, and fats digested, absorbed, and metabolized?
  • What are the signs and symptoms of nitrogen balance and imbalance?
  • What factors influence the basal metabolic need?
  • What health problems are associated with energy imbalance?
  • How is the Krebs cycle related to homeostasis?
  • Which hormones affect the body's use of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins?
  • What is the relationship between enzymes and coenzymes in the body?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Science

BIO.2

The student will investigate and understand the chemical and biochemical principles essential for life. Key concepts include
  1. water chemistry and its impact on life processes;
  2. the structure and function of macromolecules;
  3. the nature of enzymes; and
  4. the capture, storage, transformation, and flow of energy through the processes of photosynthesis and respiration.

BIO.4d

human health issues, human anatomy, and body systems;

Other Related Standards

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Medical Spelling

 

Medical Terminology

 

Health Professions Events

 

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Teamwork Events

 

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