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Prenatal Development

Main Core Tie

Adult Roles And Responsibilities
Strand 5 Standard 2

Time Frame

2 class periods of 60 minutes each

Group Size

Small Groups

Authors

Amber Williams

Summary

Students will Teach to Learn the stages of prenatal development using a booklet, replicas of the fetus at different developmental stages, and a flip chart.


Materials

  • A Month at a Time – From Conception to Birth - student
  • Information Binder(color copy each packet and place in a binder with sheet protectors). I have 20 binders so each group has about 3. (I spent several hours putting this packet together from the resources sighted at the end of the Binder, please include these references in your binders.)
  • A Month at a Time - student study guide
  • Human Reproduction and Development Kit(from Nasco) 1 for each group
  • With Child, large–size spiral-bound charts (from Childbirth Graphics.com) 1 for each group.
  • Labor and Delivery Nurse - Guest Speaker
  • Pictures from student binder in envelopes (5)


    Intended Learning Outcomes

    Students will gain a better understanding of how a fetus develops, and the mother physically changes during pregnancy.


    Instructional Procedures

    See the attached lesson plan.


    Extensions

    Attachments

    • As_Your_Baby_Grows_1_.doc
      Students should use this note guide as they study their assigned section. A labor and delivery nurse can be invited to come and speak about the items on the birth section of the assignment.
    • As_Your_Baby_Grows_1_.pdf
      Students should use this note guide as they study their assigned section. A labor and delivery nurse can be invited to come and speak about the items on the birth section of the assignment.
    • Changes_in_Baby2_1_.pdf
      These sheets should be printed from a color printer. They should be placed into sheet protectors and then put in a binder. This binder will serve as the booklet students will gather their information from when they teach each other.
    • Prenatal_Developmentlesson_plan_1_.doc
      Lesson plan for prenatal development.
    • Prenatal_Developmentlesson_plan_1_.pdf
      Lesson plan for prenatal developoment.
    • review_pictures.doc
      Print these pictures off and put them in envelopes. At the end of the unit, for review, students can put these pictures in order of development and state what developmental stages the fetus is experiencing.
    • review_pictures_1_.pdf


    Bibliography

    A Child is Born by Lennart Nilsson; Development Through the Lifespan by Laura E. Berk, chapter 3 pgs 78-115;


  • Created: 05/26/2005
    Updated: 02/05/2018