How to build a human: Embryogenesis (embryo development)
Differentiation – the process that transforms once identical cells into different, specialized cells.
Another view of early embryogenesis
Massachusetts 2066 Curriculum Frameworks
Life Science (Biology), Grades 6–8. Identify the general functions of the major systems of the human body (digestion, respiration, reproduction, circulation, excretion, protection from disease, and movement, control, and coordination) and describe ways that these systems interact with each other.
PreK–12 STANDARD 4: Reproduction/Sexuality. Through the study of development students will 4.1 Identify the components, functions, and processes of the reproductive system. 4.11 Identify the stages of the male and female reproductive systems over the life cycle.
Disciplinary Core Idea Progression Matrix