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Ch 4: Biological Development: Homework Help

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The Biological Development chapter of this Human Growth and Development Homework Help course helps students complete their biological development homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your biological development homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample questions and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your biological development homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Prenatal stages and development
  • Growth and development principles
  • Brain development in prenatal stages
  • Prenatal environment and potential hazards
  • Neonatal environment and the newborn
  • Adolescent sexual development and maturation
  • Adults' physical, psychological and emotional changes

14 Lessons in Chapter 4: Biological Development: Homework Help
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Prenatal Stages and Development: Germinal, Embryonic & Fetal Period

1. Prenatal Stages and Development: Germinal, Embryonic & Fetal Period

In the 9 months before a baby is born, there is an enormous amount of prenatal development. In this lesson, you will explore the following stages of prenatal development: the germinal period, the embryonic period, and the fetal period.

Principles of Growth and Development

2. Principles of Growth and Development

Is there a pattern to how human growth and development takes place? This lesson will examine some universal principles of growth and development in order to help you find the answer to this question.

Prenatal Stages of Brain Development

3. Prenatal Stages of Brain Development

The prenatal brain develops at an amazing speed. This lesson provides an overview of this brain development throughout the three trimesters of pregnancy and highlights key stages.

The Prenatal Environment and Hazards to Healthy Prenatal Development

4. The Prenatal Environment and Hazards to Healthy Prenatal Development

In this lesson, learn about the prenatal environment and what can be harmful to prenatal development. Learn about the hazards of drugs, alcohol, tobacco, disease and environmental pollutants during pregnancy.

The Impact of Mother's Emotional and Physical State on the Prenatal Environment

5. The Impact of Mother's Emotional and Physical State on the Prenatal Environment

An unborn child and its mother are connected both physically and emotionally. Learn how prenatal development is affected by both the emotional and physical state of the mother in this lesson.

The Perinatal Environment and Potential Hazards During the Birth Process

6. The Perinatal Environment and Potential Hazards During the Birth Process

What does perinatal mean? What happens during the birth process? What are some things that can go wrong? You will find the answers to these questions and more in this lesson!

The Neonatal Environment: Definition & Apgar Test

7. The Neonatal Environment: Definition & Apgar Test

The neonatal period lasts from birth until four weeks old. Care during this period is essential to healthy development. In this lesson, explore the neonatal environment and learn how the Apgar test is used to assess newborn functioning.

The Newborn: Capabilities, Growth, and Developmental Milestones

8. The Newborn: Capabilities, Growth, and Developmental Milestones

Newborn growth and development is an amazing process! In this lesson, you will discover how babies learn, when they acquire certain abilities, and what reflexes they are born with.

Sexual Development and Maturation of the Adolescent

9. Sexual Development and Maturation of the Adolescent

In this lesson, explore the changes that take place during puberty. You will meet Dick and Jane as they experience these changes, and you will be able to test your knowledge with a quiz at the end.

Physical, Psychological and Emotional Changes in Adults

10. Physical, Psychological and Emotional Changes in Adults

As an adult you establish a unique identity, reach the proverbial midlife crisis, and eventually succumb to old age. In this lesson, learn about the physical, psychological, and emotional changes that take place along this journey.

Primary Sex Characteristics: Definition & Explanation

11. Primary Sex Characteristics: Definition & Explanation

This lesson defines and explains the primary sex characteristics of most living things on earth. In addition, special attention is given to human and, to a lesser extent, plant characteristics.

Sex Vs. Gender: Overview

12. Sex Vs. Gender: Overview

Sex refers to our biology. Gender refers to social norms, values, and beliefs that establish gender roles. In this lesson, we will explore the differences between sex and gender and examine the amazing variety of gender roles across cultures and the broad span of human history.

Sexual Orientation: Definition & Facts

13. Sexual Orientation: Definition & Facts

Studying sexual orientation can help you understand how a person's feelings and sense of identity are involved. It may or may not be evident in the person's appearance or behavior. Explore this subject and test yourself with a quiz.

Human Gestation: Definition, Stages & Length

14. Human Gestation: Definition, Stages & Length

Human gestation is the growth and development of a human baby in the uterus. This time period is about nine months long. Learn more about the stages of human gestation and take a short quiz at the end.

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