Learning Exercise

Development before Birth

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
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Exercise

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

Audience

Requirements

Cell biology. Organizatio of Life. Meiosis.

Topics

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

Type of Task

Learning Objectives

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

Assessment

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