Students will identify characteristics of birth defects, pregnancy, prenatal care and development, and childbirth.
No two human beings have ever been exactly alike. Every human being is unique. This uniqueness is first established by the combination of the parents' genes
Birth Defects - Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
This can be 2 separate units or 1 extended unit.
Birth Defects can be influenced by heredity, the environment, or a combination of both. Birth defects will have certain characteristics and treatments, or ways they might be prevented. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is one type of birth defect.
Genetics, Heredity, Environment
Each person is a unique individual. Genetics is the study of how traits are passed from past generations to a child.
The students will learn basic genetic information.
Nutrition and Exercise During Pregnacy
From the day you were born, you began preparing yourself to become a parent. Preparation for parenthood does not begin when a couple decides to have a baby. It is a life long process that involves good eating habits and physical health which will someday influence your children.
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