Prenatal Development & Psychology: Stages & Abnormal Development


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A zygote is an _____.

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1. Differentiation describes the process of _____.

2. Why is the nine week mark important during fetal development?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are various growth stages that take place during prenatal development. This quiz and worksheet combo will help test your understanding of the different terminologies and timelines of certain growth stages.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to test your knowledge of:

  • Definition of a zygote
  • The process of differentiation
  • Number of weeks before the embryo develops into a fetus
  • Items considered teratogens
  • Time frame baby becomes familiar with the mother's voice

Skills Practiced

This printable quiz and worksheet lets you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can define main phrases, such as zygote and differentiation
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the time frame for fetus development and the time frame in which a baby develops familiarity with the mother's voice
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the stages of prenatal development

Additional Learning

In the accompanying lesson, titled Prenatal Development, you'll learn more about the processes a baby goes through in the womb and substances that can negatively impact prenatal development. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describes what takes places once the embryo becomes a fetus
  • Explains teratogens
  • Defines fetal alcohol syndrome and its effects
  • Covers psychological developments in the womb