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GCSE Health and Social Care

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Assignment:

Describe physical, intellectual,

Emotional and social

Development through the life stages.

Unit 4

By Lilly Mampuya

Lloyd Philp

Due: Thursday 4th December

Describe physical, intellectual,

Emotional and social

development through the life stages.

Physical development:

The physical development of a human being is unique because of all of the visible changes that every human being goes through. Physical growth results from a continuous and complex interplay between genetics and environment (nature vs. nurture).

Conception-

Pregnancy-

A fertilised egg is called a zygote. It divides quickly to become a vacant ball of unspecialised stem cells called an embryo. In order to persist on growing and commence the process of separation, the embryo needs to access a life support system. Pregnancy begins when the embryo implants or embeds it self into the lining of the uterus wall.

Week 1-2: Passage to the uterus

The egg is fertilised in one of the fallopian tubes and is carried into the uterus.

Week 3-4: Embryo

The embryo becomes pear shaped; the embryo becomes C-shaped and a tail is visible. The umbilical cord forms and the

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