When a man and a woman have sexual intercourse, the man
inserts his Penis into the woman’s vagina. When the man
ejaculates, semen containing sperm enters the woman and begins
to search for an egg.
If a sperm enters the egg, fertilization takes place. The fertilized
egg begins to divide inside of a protective shell called a zona.
Once it divides a few hundred times, it escapes the zona and is
called a blastestist. It embeds itself into the endometrium or
lining of the uterus and continues to divide and build itself. After
a few weeks, it’s called an embryo and continues to grow.
After about 2-3 months or so…the embryo becomes a fetus and
basically looks like a baby but only a couple inches long.
An entire full term pregnancy is 40 weeks long from fertilization
to birth. It is generally called “9 months” and divided into 3
sections of 3 months each…each set of 3 months being called a
For more details….see the pregnancy section to the right
|Human Sexuality Unit
Pregnancy and what comes with it
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|PREGNANCY AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT and Teen Parenting
Special Note: These links teach about the development of a child from a scientific perspective AND demonstrate
the importance and struggles of teen parenting...they are not intended to promote teens having sex or making babies
Reproduction powerpoint = Mr. Corabi
pregnancy worksheet = Mr. Corabi
Pregnancy Stages handout = Teen Health
WEBSITES and Web Based activities
to promote Comprehension, Enrichment and Remediation
Reproductive Systems review
LINK TO COMICS Corabi shows in reproduction powerpoint above
comics from "It's perfectly normal" Human Sexuality text book guide
VIDEO: Kids explain Periods = The Flex Company
VIDEO: !st moon party = Always
VIDEO: Why do woman have "periods"= Taken from TED ED
VIDEO: The Period Project = Kamilee Frietas, Rush Arts Class of 2018
How to use a Tampon? What happens if a Tampon s in too long?
See Puberty page
Animated Video: PREGNANCY...how does it happen? = planned parenthood
VIDEO: Life's Greatest Miracle = PBS/NOVA
VIDEO: Fertilization = Nucleus Medical Media
VIDEO: Amniotic "sac" doesn't break after C-Section = Daily Buzz Live
SLIDE SHOW: From egg to embryo = WebMD
VIDEO: Vaginal Birth CGI = Nucleus Medical Media
Overview--from trying to get Pregnant
through Feeding the Baby:
Very Well Includes Interactive Diagrams!
Pregnancy gateway = Center for Disease control
infant and toddler center = Discovery Health
the essential baby store = Discovery Health
PREGNANCY CARE (mom and baby)
STD's during Pregnancy = Center for Disease Control
congenital Syphilis = CDC
How to stay healthy if pregnant = Womans Health.gov
Importance of Dental Care during Pregnancy = Emergency Dentist USA
Community guide to preventing birth defects = CDC
SPECIFICS on how some things happen:
VIDEO: How is gender determined = PBS
VIDEO: Are men becoming extinct (or at least the Y Chromosome? = DTV
VIDEO: How sex is determined in varying species = Ted Talk
fetus senses = discovery Health
VIDEOS: TEEN MOM = MTV (rated Mature Teen)
(this link is for the 1st season finale where Dr. Drew talks with all the teen moms...
ALL episodes can be accessed here though)
VIDEOS: TEEN MOM = MTV (rated Mature Teen_
(this link is for the 2nd season finale where Dr. Drew talks with all the teen moms)
MY BABY SIM = Virtual Baby App
NEW BORN BABY GAMES PHONE APPS = Google Play
Also here and here
GAME How much does a baby cost "game" = teenage parent.org
Game: Can you survive the infant years = Discovery Health
GAME: You're in charge (baby sitting) = PBS kids
game: the super size family = Discovery Health
VIDEO and Facts/Article: Teen parenting facts and struggles =
Department of Public Welfare
VIRTUAL BABY!!! Virtual Baby simulation ($12.00)
Article: What Choice? Current events about abortion = Time Magazine Jan 2013
ARTICLE: Abortion, Adoption or Parent = Sex Etc 2013
Student made slideshow = Abortion = Sherin Sam Spring 2017
DEBATE: Should Abortion be legal = Pro/Con.org
FREE PREGNANCY SUPPORT SERVICES REAL ALTERNATIVES.org
this non-profit is designated as a service provider by the
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
These links teach about the development of a child from a scientific perspective
AND demonstrate the importance and struggles of teen parenting...
they are not intended to promote teens having sex or making babies