Living things 4

Theme             Learning about the environment

Basic science   J.S.S.2   First Term


Living things 4

Performance Objectives                        

The student should be able to:

1. Define growth and developmental changes

2. Describe the transition from infancy to adolescent and adulthood as developmental changes

3. Describe the increase in height and weight as growth change.


Growth and developmental changes

Definition of growth and development

Growth is the progressive increase in the size of a child or parts of a child. Development is a progressive acquisition of various skills (abilities) such as head support, speaking, learning, expressing the feelings and relating with other people. Growth and development go together but at different rates.

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