Risk Factors during Gestation

This lesson looks at the risks of smoking and drinking alcohol during pregnancy, along with exploring data and graphs.

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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 does gestation mean?

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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?

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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 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

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Quiz:

Risk Factors during Gestation

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

Q1.What is cell division?

1/10

Q2.Where does the umbilical cord attach to the foetus?

2/10

Q3.What are the two main jobs of the placenta? (pick two)

Select two (2) boxes

3/10

Q4.Identify two substances from the list that a pregnant woman should not consume. (pick two)

Select two (2) boxes

4/10

Q5.How would alcohol reach the foetus from the mother?

5/10

Q6.What harm can smoking during pregnancy do to the foetus?

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Q7.What can drinking alcohol during pregnancy do to the foetus?

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Q8.What is the correct description for the effect of smoking on birth mass?

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Q9.What fluid flows through the placenta and umbilical cord to the foetus to take nutrients and oxygen?

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Q10.What is vitamin A required for in the foetus?

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:

Risk Factors during Gestation

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

Q1.What is cell division?

1/10

Q2.Where does the umbilical cord attach to the foetus?

2/10

Q3.What are the two main jobs of the placenta? (pick two)

Select two (2) boxes

3/10

Q4.Identify two substances from the list that a pregnant woman should not consume. (pick two)

Select two (2) boxes

4/10

Q5.How would alcohol reach the foetus from the mother?

5/10

Q6.What harm can smoking during pregnancy do to the foetus?

6/10

Q7.What can drinking alcohol during pregnancy do to the foetus?

7/10

Q8.What is the correct description for the effect of smoking on birth mass?

8/10

Q9.What fluid flows through the placenta and umbilical cord to the foetus to take nutrients and oxygen?

9/10

Q10.What is vitamin A required for in the foetus?

10/10

Lesson summary: Risk Factors during Gestation

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