Growth and Development Teacher Resources
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Monkey See, Monkey Do
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 and progress.
6th - 12th Language Arts 28 Views 28 Downloads
Growth Stages 1: Infancy and Early Childhood
Students explore biology by completing a human growth worksheet. In this child development lesson, students read assigned text about the human birth process and the ideal growth patterns for a child. Students answer study questions about children and complete a "Birth to 5 Years Old" worksheet.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 46 Views 94 Downloads
Ages in Stages: An Exploration of the Life Cycle based on Erik Erikson's Eight Stages of Human Development
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 role of someone in that stage in front of the class.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 20 Views 56 Downloads
What Happens in the First Nine Months?
Young scholars identify their feelings and learn constructive ways of handling conflict. In this conflict lesson students discuss their feelings and when they are feeling a certain way what they can do to remedy the situation.
1st - 6th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Students brainstorm about the physical, emotional, and social developmental milestones of human beings. They complete a timeline as a class that begins with birth and ends with death. Students identify whether each milestone is physical, emotional, social, or a combination.
9th - 12th Science 50 Views 172 Downloads
This Is Your Life
Students 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.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 7 Views 21 Downloads
World Consumption: Unequal Slices of the Pie
Students interpret the United Nations Human Development Reports and explain the relevance and use of the human development index in offering insight into a nation and its challenges. They draft a letter to the United Nations.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 62 Downloads
Middle Childhood and Early Adolescence
Students become familiar with body changes during puberty. In this stages of human development lesson plan, students review the stages of development from 1-5. Students read an article called I'm Growing but Am I Normal? and discuss the information in the article.
3rd - 6th Health 30 Views 63 Downloads
Planet Earth: Almost 6 Billion Served
Students investigate the global population explosion, by comparing India's and China's population control efforts and results. They interpret the UN's Human Development Report, and conduct research on another highly-populated country.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 69 Downloads
The Affects of Hormones on Human Development
Students 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 affect of different hormones on the human body.
5th - 8th Health 16 Views 22 Downloads
Teaching Awareness of Human Development
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 read a case to identify the positives and negatives of stress.
8th - 9th Language Arts 6 Views 47 Downloads
Human Development: The First Trimester & Developmental Malformations
High schoolers, analyze and discuss cleft lip, cleft palate, anencephaly, spina bifida and septal defects in the heart--well-known malformations that can occur in the first trimester of prenatal devalopment. They play the review game, Fetal Pursuit.
9th - 12th Science 10 Views 40 Downloads
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 beautiful video.
5 mins 9th - 12th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2005
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 an ecosystem.
9th - 12th Science 13 Views 109 Downloads
Sociology I: Social Development
Eleventh graders explore psychology by completing a student sociology activity. In this human development instructional activity, 11th graders identify the important influences in their lives and complete a worksheet based on their own lives.
11th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 68 Downloads
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. This is a great way to discuss how humans develop and can be used to compare the life cycle of a human to other animals.
Pre-K - 1st Science 3 Views 21 Downloads
A simple cloze activity gets learners developing a comfort level with sexual development terminology. For Activity 1, they use 12 terms to fill in 11 blanks in an informational text, including sperm, eggs, sex hormones, puberty, fertilisation, and testes.
5th - 7th Science 10 Views 108 Downloads