Growth and Development Teacher Resources

Follow the human life cycle from fetal development through puberty and adolescence with our extensive list of resources on growth and development.
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KidsHealth in the Classroom: Personal Health Series Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Personal Health Series is designed to teach middle schoolers how to improve their own health. The 22 lessons address the CASEL competencies and are divided into five categories: Fitness and Fun; Hygiene; Nutrition; Puberty, Growing...
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Crash Course: Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine an entire biology course in one collection of 40 videos! Based on the AP Biology curriculum, viewers learn about the things that make up living things and the processes that keep organisms alive. They also learn how to identify...
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Ages in Stages: An Exploration of the Life Cycle based on Erik Erikson's Eight Stages of Human Development

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Examine Erikson's chart on the various stages one goes through growing up. Individually, they write a paper on whether or not they fit into those categories and how they are different today. In groups, for each stage they role play the...
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Fetal Development

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In vitro and sonogram pictures from four through thirty-seven weeks are shown in a slide show as music plays in the background. Baby and toddler pictures wrap up the presentation. Incredible imaging is captured and displayed in this...
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Growing Up

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Help little learners understand what happens during the human life cycle. Each slide defines and poses discussion questions regarding each phase of human life. Infancy, childhood, the teen years, adulthood, and old age are all covered....
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Human Development

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Three-dimensional animation zooms in on human development as it begins in the female ovaries. The animated egg changes and forms as you watch it travel down the fallopian tube into the uterus.
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What Happens in the First Nine Months?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore human development using Internet resources that contain text, drawings, photos, and video about human development. They research a trimester of pregnancy then create drawings to show what is happening to the fetus during...
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Teaching Awareness of Human Development

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students examine the process of human development and identify the reasons for a good nights sleep. Individually, they write a list of the situations in their lives which are stressful. As a class, they discuss myths about stress and...
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Monkey See, Monkey Do

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider the influence of bullies and map the social ecosystem of their schools. They create lifelines that compare baboon and human development and write an essay that considers the relationship between psychosocial development...
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Child Nutrition Unit

For Teachers 7th - 10th
How much fun can you have teaching adolescents about nutrition? Try taking them to work with preschoolers for an hour! This 4-day mini-unit about the importance of nutrition early in life culminates with a field trip. It was written for...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2009

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Emerging ecologists need a full understanding of life, from the inner workings of a cell to the complex relationships among organisms. This examination is meant to assess high schoolers after an entire year course on the living...
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Regents High School Exam: Living Environment 2008

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Tne New York Regents High School Examinations are comprehensive and include various styles of questions, includingmultiple choice and the analysis of graphs. This particular version, the 2008 Living Environment exam surveys a variety of...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2007

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Environmental science enthusiasts show what they know at the end of the year by taking this full-fledged final exam. They answer multiple choice, graph interpretation, and essay analysys questions, 73 of them in all. Topics range from...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2005

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The 2005 version of the Regents High School Examination in the area of ecology is as comprehensive as previous years' exams. It consists of 40 multiple choice questions on everything from the structure of DNA to the interactions within...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2003

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The living environment, from the interior of a cell to the complex relationships among populations, are queried in this final examination. Learners look at air pollution maps, diagrams of cells, population graphs, and drawing of cells....
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The Affects of Hormones on Human Development

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars examine the types of changes they are experiencing during adolescence. As a class, they are introduced to the physical changes in men and women and discover the functions of various glands. In groups, they research the...
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Environmental Causes of Birth Defects

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Get your high schoolers thinking about the factors that lead to birth defects. They examine how environmental factors and personal choices can cause birth defects in unborn children. They discover the effects of various handicaps such as...
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The Origin of Humans

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Where did human beings come from? How did they settle into communities and civilizations? Your class will find the answers in this fascinating presentation, which takes the viewer through the stages of mankind, from the primitive...
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Taking Care of a Baby

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars are introduced to the basics of human development and the critical role of parents in taking care of a newborn.
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Taking Care of a Baby

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners explore the basics of human development and the critical role of parents in taking care of a newborn.
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This Is Your Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars write dialogue about an important life event. They present their story to class and describe how this event helped in their development. Students explain different stages of human development as it pertains to their own life.
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Growth Stages 1: Infancy and Early Childhood

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore biology by completing a human growth worksheet. In this child development lesson plan, students read assigned text about the human birth process and the ideal growth patterns for a child. Students answer study questions...
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Human Development

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the stages of human development. In groups, they research the theories of Erickson, Maslow and Havighurst and compare them to one another. To end the lesson, they present their material to the class and...
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Commercial Surrogacy: Questions & Considerations of Parties with Vested Interests

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Teenagers explore the topic of surrogate motherhood. They examine the technology involved, types of surrogacy, interested groups, and current laws. Each collaborative group is assigned an interest group. They work together to develop...

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