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This video assumes certain knowledge of how variation is introduced and that sexual reproduction results in a combinations of DNA from the parents. Important vocabulary is introduced and defined. There are also examples of gametes, zygotes and the different types of cells and structures involved on an introductory level.
Teaching middle schoolers about the male reproductive system can be a challenge in and of itself. It's a sensitive topic for many. Create a safe, respectful class climate before teaching this topic. Make sure you, the teacher, are comfortable with the topic as there will undoubtedly be many questions that need to be answered. This lesson addresses the physical structure and function of the reproductive system as well as healthy habits for male teenagers.
Students are actively involved in presenting some of the issues in implanting previously frozen embryos through a cooperative learning lesson. This lesson helps students to develop decision-making skills through discussing various types of assisted reproduction are currently available and under what circumstances this process may be used through role-play.
Eighth graders are able to define meiosis. They are able to compare and contrast meiosis and mitosis. Students are able to state the phases of meiosis. They complete a K-W-L chart on meiosis and mitosis. Students talk about meiosis and sexual reproduction and give definitions.
Learners with mild to moderate disabilities discuss human reproduction and the importance of preventing pregnancy. They review reproductive anatomy, sexual decision making, and what birth control is. The lesson concludes with a vocabulary game to help solidify concept understanding. A note to the care provider, game pieces, and handouts are included.
Reproduction can result in parenthood. Discuss the pros and cons, responsibility, and possible results of sexual intercourse. Intended for a secondary special education class, this lesson plan is developmentally appropriate for mild to moderately disabled high schoolers.
A wonderful series of lessons on green plant structures is here for you. In them, fifth graders engage in hands-on experiences and observations which are based on the scientific method. The finer points of vascular and non-vascular plants are focused on, as well as the need for photosynthesis, plants reproduction and seed germination. This 24-page document is packed with everything you need for successful implementation.
Why are flowers so darn pretty? Well, as your class will find out, it has a little something to do with pollination and plant reproduction. The class discusses all the things that make flowers attractive and how those attractive features lure birds, bats, animals, and insects to help them pollinate other plants or disperse their seeds. They complete a plant diagram and then make flowers of their own that have specific traits tailored to attracting specific types of pollinators. It is a great lesson with background information for you and a project for your kids!
Students examine the female and male reproductive system while describing names, purposes, and locations of reproductive organs. In this reproductive system lesson, students explain the functions of the parts of the female and male reproductive systems. Students complete a worksheet as a large group.
Students examine the male and female genitalia and reproductive systems. In this reproduction 101 lesson, students complete a quiz about the female and male reproductive systems to see what they think they know about reproduction. Students are given packets and work in groups to uncover facts about genitalia and the reproductive organs.