Chapter 34: Reproduction and Development

Puberty

Interactive tutorial illustrating the development of reproductive anatomy in males and females

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body/interactives/lifecycle/teenagers/

(Key Concept: Female and male reproductive organs fully develop during puberty.)

 

 

Menstrual Cycle

Slidebar showing changes to body temperature, hormone levels, follicle maturation, and the uterine lining that occur during the menstrual cycle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.pennmedicine.org/encyclopedia/em_DisplayAnimation.aspx?gcid=000087&ptid=17

(Main Idea: Eggs mature and are released according to hormonal cycles.)

 

Fertilization

Animation depicting the fusion of egg and sperm during sexual reproduction

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/edexcel_pre_2011/genes/reproductionandcloningrev1.shtml

(Main Idea: Fertilization occurs when a sperm cell joins an egg cell.)

 

 

Early Embryo

Time-lapse video showing the development of a human embryo from fertilization through day five (blastocyst)

http://stemcells.nih.gov/info/cellmovie.htm

(Main Idea: The fertilized egg implants into the uterus and is nourished by the placenta.)

 

 

Embryonic Development

Slideshow showing the first eight weeks of human development (embryo stage)

http://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/

http://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/

(Main Idea: The fertilized egg implants into the uterus and is nourished by the placenta.)

 

 

Fetal Development

Slidebars showing embryonic and fetal development inside the womb

http://www.pennmedicine.org/encyclopedia/em_DisplayAnimation.aspx?gcid=000056&ptid=17

(Main Idea: A zygote develops into a fully formed fetus in about 38 weeks.)

 

 

Sex Determination

Interactive animation showing how sex is determined in the developing male and female

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/body/how-sex-determined.html

(Main Idea: A zygote develops into a fully formed fetus in about 38 weeks.)

 

 

Maternal Health

Slideshow and quiz revealing the risks of childbirth for mothers in developing nations

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/body/maternal-health.html

(Main Idea: The mother affects the fetus, and pregnancy affects the mother.)

 

 

Childbirth

Interactive tutorial describing the three stages of childbirth, the risks of childbirth, and ways to reduce those risks

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/body/anatomy-childbirth.html

(Main Idea: Birth occurs in three stages.)