Labor and Delivery Teacher Resources
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Students analyze case studies of child labor situations and differentiate between developmental labor which can benefit children and exploitative labor which can harm children. Then they look closer at forms of exploitative labor to differentiate between quantitative and qualitative exploitation.
In this literacy instructional activity, students find the words that are associated with a personal baby shower and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
This is a great exercise to give your class a bit of a reality check about having a baby. Few of them realize what a tremendous expense it is for the first year alone. Have them estimate what they think it will cost before giving them this worksheet and then see if anyone has made a close guess. Prices may vary depending on where they chose to shop.
Ninth graders are introduced to the concept of human embryology. Individually, they complete an exercise in which they determine which trait they got from which family member. In groups, they identify and label the reproductive organs of males and females. As a class, they discuss the moral and ethic issues involved with test tube babies to end the lesson.
Young scholars determine the costs associated with teenage pregnancy and childbirth through the child's first year. They consider prenatal and postnatal care for mother and child, clothing, food, equipment, childcare, etc. They present their findings.
Students explore the world of neonatal nursing. They research all the qualifications to becoming a neonatal nurse. Students unveil what neonatal nursings affect on the environment is.
Nearly all high schoolers have seen pregnant women and may have questions about human development. Intended for secondary students with mild to moderate mental disabilities, this lesson defines the process of pregnancy in a developmentally appropriate way. They define the term pregnancy, sort a collection of images depicting pregnant and not pregnant women, brainstorm differences they see, then discuss fetal development. The Miracle of Life by NOVA is suggested viewing.
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 blindness, deafness, and paralysis. In a role-playing activity, learners act as parents who must decide what action to take for a child with birth defects. Background information, vocabulary, and suggested film titles are included.
Students examine the effects of an urban setting on the development of male adolescence. After watching a film, they identify the problems in the relationship of the characters. They discuss the impact of becoming a teenage father and role play the role in different scenerios. To end the lesson, they watch a video on the changes they should except physically and mentally.
Focusing on prenatal health, this thorough resource provides discussion points about behaviors of the mother and of the father. It differentiates between controllable behaviors that help decrease problems with the developing fetus, and uncontrollable elements, such as congenital defects. After class discussion, your high schoolers can play a game and review what they have learned so far.
What do lowfat yogurt, baby carrots, fresh fruit, and rice cakes have in common? They are all healthy snacks that can be eaten daily. Investigate healthy eating/snacking guidelines, learn how to make lowfat ice cream and practice some exercises designed to get you moving. Everything you need to help you make healthy choices is included.
Student study possible effects the mother's nutritional habits will have on her baby. They see how important it is to eat right and examine a regular diet for a pregnant woman or one for a woman with diabetes or other physical problems.
Students in an alternative school setting for pregnant teens examine various facets of pregnancy including prenatal and postpartum testing, genetic influences, and additional risk factors. Through videos, hands-on activities, and small group discussions, they gain insights into the genetics of human development, birth defects, and other related topics. Activities include: constructing cell models and creating pregnancy timelines.
High schoolers read profiles of the various generations of Hispanics living in the United States. In groups, they examine the numbers of Hispanics either getting into trouble at school or becoming pregnant while still in school. To end the lesson, they read a case study and answer comprehension questions about the actions needed to help young mothers.
Students experiment in order to determine proper ways to disinfect hands to prevent the spread of infection.
Learners focus on individuals who discover their own special talents and sense of self-worth through the work they do. Students study accomplishments of famous people who may have had an impact on their lives. Learners make connections, finding their own special talents. Students read, write papers, and do creative projects in their journey.
In these sentence correction worksheets, students read the sentences and select the correct sentence that fixes the sentence fragment.
Learners identify pictures of women labeling them pregnant or not pregnant. They discover what happens inside a woman when she is pregnant. They explain the relationship bettwen intercourse, fertilization and parenthood.
Students discover the types of batteries and their uses. They experience static electricity by rubbing glass jars and using it to raise their hair. After discussing the importance of recycling batteries and using ones that are rechargeable, they build homemade wet cells based on the Voltaic cell.
Read informational text which relays how medical care differs around the globe and throughout history. There are three separate lessons, each focused on a particular case study, regional medical availability, and cultural norms. Learners use the provided information to analyze and research a medical condition and possible treatment plan. This is a very complete series which includes worksheets, case studies, background information, narratives, and a glossary.