Lesson Plan: The Female Reproductive System Science

This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to describe the main structures of the female reproductive system and explain how they are adapted to carry out their functions.

Objectives

Students will be able to

  • describe the components of the female reproductive system, including the ovaries, oviducts/fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, and vagina,
  • outline the functions of the components of the female reproductive system,
  • describe the role of the ciliated cells in moving the ovum along the fallopian tubes,
  • describe the role of female hormones in controlling the development of secondary sexual characteristics and aiding pregnancy.

Prerequisites

Students should already be familiar with

  • females producing egg cells for reproduction,
  • reproduction being the process of making offspring.

Exclusions

Students will not cover

  • the details of the menstrual cycle.

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