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What Is Physical Development? - Definition and Examples Video

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Development is the process of _____ and _____ that humans go through over their lifetime.

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1. Which of the following is NOT a type of human development?

2. Why is physical development important for babies and toddlers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of the characteristics of physical development. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include identifying types of human development as well as skills developed in babies arising from physical development.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Process of growth and change that humans go through
  • Skill(s) developed in babies arising from physical development
  • Types of human development
  • Way(s) to stave off challenges with cognitive development in older adults
  • Skills developed as the prefrontal cortex of the brain develops in adolescence

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on characteristics of physical development
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding types of human development and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding ways to stave off challenges with cognitive development in older adults
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about skills developed in babies arising from physical development and skills developed as the prefrontal cortex of the brain develops in adolescence

Additional Learning

To learn more about human development, review the accompanying lesson titled What Is Physical Development? - Definition and Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe human development
  • Explain the physical changes humans make through childhood and adolescence
  • Contrast the physical development of childhood and adulthood with the physical challenges of older people
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