Ch 6: ScienceFusion The Human Body Unit 1.6: The Reproductive System

About This Chapter

The Reproductive System chapter of this ScienceFusion The Human Body Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with the reproductive system. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with The Reproductive System textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the ScienceFusion Reproductive System chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the reproductive system topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the human anatomy topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • Male and female reproductive systems
  • Production of eggs
  • Human fertilization
  • Fetal development stages through three trimesters
  • Stages of labor
  • Infant cognitive development
  • Child and adolescent cognitive development
  • Sexually transmitted diseases

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11 Lessons in Chapter 6: ScienceFusion The Human Body Unit 1.6: The Reproductive System
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Male Reproductive System: Functions, Organs & Anatomy

1. 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.

Female Reproductive System: Internal Anatomy

2. 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.

Oogenesis: How the Female Reproductive System Produces Eggs

3. Oogenesis: How the Female Reproductive System Produces Eggs

Did you know that a human female already has all of the oocytes that she will make in her entire life before she is even born? In this lesson, you'll learn how the human body produces an ovum through the process of oogenesis. You'll also learn how polar bodies help to ensure that female gametes are of high quality even though they are not produced in high quantities.

What is Human Fertilization? - Process, Definition & Symptoms

4. What is Human Fertilization? - Process, Definition & Symptoms

Human fertilization is a complicated process that results in a fertilized egg. The fertilized egg will mature in the womb of its mother until birth. This lesson will go over the process, basic definition, and some symptoms of human fertilization.

Fetal Development in the First Trimester: Stages & Timeline

5. Fetal Development in the First Trimester: Stages & Timeline

We all know it takes 9 months for the baby to develop inside the mother's womb, but have you ever thought about how or when all those different organs and systems appear? When does the fetal heart start beating or the brain develop? Find out in this lesson covering the first trimester of pre-natal development.

Second Trimester Fetal Development

6. Second Trimester Fetal Development

The growth and development of a baby is an amazingly detailed and complex process. It starts with a ball of cells, which grows all the way to a full grown, eight pound baby in nine months! In this lesson, learn about what happens during the second trimester of pregnancy.

Third Trimester Fetal Development

7. Third Trimester Fetal Development

This is it - the last step, the last few months before the birth of a baby! Learn about the changes the developing fetus goes through during the third and final trimester.

The Three Stages of Labor: Dilation, Expulsion & Placental

8. 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.

Cognitive Development in Infants: Object Permanence & Sensorimotor Periods

9. Cognitive Development in Infants: Object Permanence & Sensorimotor Periods

There is no time like infancy - it is the first exposure people have to the world. According to Jean Piaget, there are six stages infants go through as they develop cognitively and learn to act in their environment.

Cognitive Development in Children and Adolescents

10. Cognitive Development in Children and Adolescents

If you were to observe children growing into their teenage years, you would notice their thinking and understanding develops over time. In this lesson, you will learn about the specific stages of mental growth in children and adolescents as outlined by Jean Piaget.

Sexually Transmitted Infections: Types, Transmission, Symptoms & Treatments

11. 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.

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