Item BF144002: Molecules from food travel from the mouth to the digestive tract and then travel through a series of blood vessels to the cells in the rest of the body.

What happens to the molecules from food that enter the human body through the mouth?

  1. Molecules from food travel from the mouth to the digestive tract and then travel through a series of digestive tubes to the cells in the rest of the body.
  2. Molecules from food travel from the mouth to the digestive tract and then travel through a series of blood vessels to the cells in the rest of the body.
  3. Molecules from food travel from the mouth through a series of blood vessels to the cells in the rest of the body, but the molecules from food do not pass through the digestive tract first.
  4. Molecules from food are taken into the body without entering the cells of the body. All of the molecules from food travel from the mouth to the digestive tract and leave the body without reaching the cells in the rest of the body.

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Percent of students responding correctly

Overall34%
Grades 6–831%
Grades 9–1239%
Male34%
Female33%
Primary Language is English34%
Primary Language is not English33%

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