Gestation

This lesson describes the process of gestation, including development of the foetus, risk factors and looking at data.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is sexual reproduction?

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Q2.What is sexual intercourse?

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Q3.What is fertilization?

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Q4.What is the name of the process when the embryo settles in the uterus lining?

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Q5.What is the name of the process when sperm are released from the penis?

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Q6.What is the name of the process when an egg is released from the ovary?

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Q7.What is the role of cilia in the female reproductive system?

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Q8.Why do sperm not need cilia to help them move?

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Q9.Which parts of the egg and sperm fuse together in fertilization?

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Q10.How many chromosomes will be in the fertilized egg?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is sexual reproduction?

1/10

Q2.What is sexual intercourse?

2/10

Q3.What is fertilization?

3/10

Q4.What is the name of the process when the embryo settles in the uterus lining?

4/10

Q5.What is the name of the process when sperm are released from the penis?

5/10

Q6.What is the name of the process when an egg is released from the ovary?

6/10

Q7.What is the role of cilia in the female reproductive system?

7/10

Q8.Why do sperm not need cilia to help them move?

8/10

Q9.Which parts of the egg and sperm fuse together in fertilization?

9/10

Q10.How many chromosomes will be in the fertilized egg?

10/10

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Quiz:

Gestation

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What does gestation mean?

1/10

Q2.How long does gestation last in humans?

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Q3.When the fertilised egg divides, what do we call it?

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Q4.When the embryo divides further, what do we call it?

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Q5.What is the function of the amniotic sac?

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Q6.What does the placenta do?

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Q7.Which two things does the umbilical cord connect?

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Q8.Which substances does the mother pass to the foetus? Pick two

Select two (2) boxes

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Q9.Which substances does the foetus pass to the mother? Pick two

Select two (2) boxes

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Q10.What would happen if the foetus did not pass waste to the mother?

10/10

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Gestation

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What does gestation mean?

1/10

Q2.How long does gestation last in humans?

2/10

Q3.When the fertilised egg divides, what do we call it?

3/10

Q4.When the embryo divides further, what do we call it?

4/10

Q5.What is the function of the amniotic sac?

5/10

Q6.What does the placenta do?

6/10

Q7.Which two things does the umbilical cord connect?

7/10

Q8.Which substances does the mother pass to the foetus? Pick two

Select two (2) boxes

8/10

Q9.Which substances does the foetus pass to the mother? Pick two

Select two (2) boxes

9/10

Q10.What would happen if the foetus did not pass waste to the mother?

10/10

Lesson summary: Gestation

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