Do You See What I See?

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In only nine months, a small group of cells grows into a fully developed baby. Pupils learn about the development of an embryo to a fetus to a baby. They identify each step of weekly development. Young scientists look at ultrasounds to identify how many weeks the woman has been pregnant.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas
  • Invite an obstetrician to speak to the class about fetal development
  • Share additional sonograms to practice identifying the correct week of development
Classroom Considerations
  • Relies on prior knowledge of human anatomy, physiology, the reproductive system, and fertilization
Pros
  • Lesson applies directly to real life
  • Offers informal and formal evaluation options
  • Includes answer key
Cons
  • None
NGSS