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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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 39 Views 33 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 36 Views 64 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 74 Views 103 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 18 Views 114 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 10 Views 65 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 72 Views 182 Downloads
The Way We Were: Embryological Development and Disease
Students use microscopes to study live fish embryos and animated diagrams of cell division on the Internet. They see that scientists rely on technology to enhance the gathering and manipulation of data. They create web pages on cloning.
9th - 12th Science 17 Views 81 Downloads
Bipedalism: Did Hominids Ride Bikes?
Students examine the life and career of paleoanthropologist Zeray Alemseged and the concept of how bipedalism influenced the development of hominids. They view an online profile, participate in and discuss a mini class obstacle course, complete an online interactive activity, and create a poster illustrating the similarities and differences between apes and humans.
K - 2nd Science 7 Views 5 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 6 Views 5 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 9 Views 27 Downloads
Middle Childhood and Early Adolescence
Students become familiar with body changes during puberty. In this stages of human development lesson, 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 42 Views 69 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 20 Views 72 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 16 Views 113 Downloads
Development Throughout Life
Beginning biologists write the answers to eight questions about human development. Even though the title of this worksheet refers to lifelong development, the material deals specifically with the period between fertilization and birth. The worksheet can be instructional as a homework or review guide.
9th - 12th Science 16 Views 28 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 12 Views 23 Downloads