Ch 34: Holt McDougal Biology Chapter 34: Reproduction & Development

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The Reproduction & Development chapter of this Holt McDougal Biology Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with reproduction and development. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Reproduction & Development textbook chapter.

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Students will learn:

  • Anatomies of the male and female reproductive systems
  • Kinds of sexually transmitted diseases and how they're treated
  • Stages of the menstrual cycle
  • The process of fertilization and early development
  • Fetal development during each of the three trimesters
  • What the different stages of labor are
  • The process of development from infancy to late adulthood

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11 Lessons in Chapter 34: Holt McDougal Biology Chapter 34: Reproduction & Development
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Female Reproductive System: Internal Anatomy

1. Female Reproductive System: Internal Anatomy

Ever wonder where a female produces her eggs or how they get from the ovary to the uterus? Find out in this lesson about the internal reproductive anatomy of females.

External Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System

2. External Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System

We all know that men and women are different. But just how different are they? Learn a little more about the differences between men and women in this lesson on female external reproductive anatomy.

Male Reproductive System: Functions, Organs & Anatomy

3. Male Reproductive System: Functions, Organs & Anatomy

Ever wonder what the inside of a male looks like? Find out in this lesson that explores the inner workings of the male reproductive system and the pathway that sperm takes.

Male Reproductive System: External Anatomy

4. Male Reproductive System: External Anatomy

Learn about the structure and function of the external reproductive structures of the male. This includes study of the scrotal sac, the parts of the penis and the erectile tissues.

The Uterine Cycle: Menses

5. The Uterine Cycle: Menses

Each month the female's uterus prepares for the potential of pregnancy. However, pregnancy doesn't occur the majority of the time. In those months, the female's uterus has to 'reset' itself for the next month. It does that during the first phase of the uterine cycle, menses.

Fertilization and Zygote Formation: Definition and Processes

6. Fertilization and Zygote Formation: Definition and Processes

Follow the male's sperm and the female's egg on their way to meet each other in this lesson that takes you through the process of fertilization in humans. Learn about the obstacles the sperm must get through before it can fertilize the egg.

Sexually Transmitted Infections: Types, Transmission, Symptoms & Treatments

7. Sexually Transmitted Infections: Types, Transmission, Symptoms & Treatments

This lesson will teach you about three major bacterial and three important viral sexually transmitted diseases, what problems they cause, and how they are treated.

Fetal Development By Trimester: Timeline of Body Systems

8. Fetal Development By Trimester: Timeline of Body Systems

This lesson will lay out for you when important body systems start to develop or begin to function as an unborn child develops trimester by trimester.

The Prenatal Environment and Hazards to Healthy Prenatal Development

9. 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 Three Stages of Labor: Dilation, Expulsion & Placental

10. The Three Stages of Labor: Dilation, Expulsion & Placental

You may think of the process of labor and childbirth as one long event, but it is actually divided into different stages. Learn about each of the three stages of labor in this lesson.

Human Development Stages From Infancy to Late Adulthood

11. Human Development Stages From Infancy to Late Adulthood

Human development is a process that continues throughout our lives. This lesson will take a look at the progression of human development from infancy to late adulthood with all the stages in between.

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