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Learning Exercise: Development before Birth

Title:
Development before Birth
Material:
Description:
A lecture on the development of the fetus, premature babies, the importance of the placenta and umbilical cord, and prenatal care. A website with colorful graphics wil also be used here.
Course: 7th grade Life Science

Info

Submitted by:
sepalika wickremasinghe
Date Last Modified:
December 18, 2007

Exercise

Students will do a worksheet, "Mammal Embryo." They will also do #1-9 on the handouts, page 521.

Categories

Audience

  • Middle School

Topics

Development of the fetus. Prenatal care. Premature babies. Placenta and Umbilical cord.

Requirements

Cell biology. Organizatio of Life. Meiosis.

Learning Objectives

Students be able to explain the function of the umbilicus and placenta during pregnancy. (5.e)

Type of Task

  • Teacher-centered

Assessment

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