Human Growth and Development

1 Semester
Available to grades: 9,10,11,12
Prerequisites: None

This course is for students interested in child-related careers. During this course students participate in wearing the empathy belly and the baby simulator as they learn about the development and health of the child and mother during pregnancy and as a newborn. Topics in this course include prenatal care and development, labor and delivery, postpartum care, and the development of newborns. Guest speakers are brought in throughout the course to enhance the curriculum.