Osmosis Jones (2001)

 
Concept featured in clip:
Nutrition and the digestive system
Location of clip: DVD: 11:06 - 13:30

 

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Summary of clip: The scene begins with different types of cells conferring on how to handle various diet related issues. The scene ends with a politician, a white blood cell in the colon, giving a campaign speech promoting good nutrition and a healthy colon.

Connection of flickclip to the concept: Illustrates the importance of good nutrition and how that promotes a healthy body.
Suggestions to teachers:
1. Suggested questions for students when viewing the clip:

a. What are the results of a poor diet?

b. How does a poor diet affect the colon in particular?

c. Why were the white blood cells not fighting bacteria in the colon?

d. What does the mayor represent?