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By C. G. Ivan Hussell, Alice F. Laing, G. L. Watt

ISBN-10: 0080121950

ISBN-13: 9780080121956

A organic and mental history to schooling specializes in man's actual and mental features which effect education.

The ebook first underscores the significance of man's organic historical past, the organic nature of guy, and the character of the important procedures. Discussions concentrate on breathing, nutrients, item of important actions, features of guy as an animal, primate features, variety of guy, public schooling, and human biology within the faculties. The booklet then examines the keep an eye on of important tactics, replica and intercourse schooling, genetic elements within the lifetime of guy, evolution and guy, and improvement and development.

The manuscript takes a glance at move, posture, and workout, overall healthiness and the teacher's accountability, social background of guy, greater psychological procedures, and constitution of character. subject matters comprise social components in character, remembering and forgetting, intelligence, belief, modern pressures in society, prevention of sickness, and the importance of levers within the body.

The e-book is designed for college kids at schools of schooling and faculties of actual schooling.

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Middle Piece j\ Sperm and ovum. that of the abdomen. Should the testes fail to descend in early life from the abdomen into the scrotal sac, then the maturation of sperms is not possible. From the tubules of each testis, spermatozoa are passed into a duct at the side of the testis, where they are stored in preparation for ejaculation. Should there be no ejaculation, the spermatozoa are absorbed, after about a month, into the surrounding tissue. REPRODUCTION AND SEX EDUCATION 45 Sperms are ejaculated by first passing up from the testis into a tube that receives a fluid secreted by two glands, the seminal vesicles.

In length and weighs 3 g (l/10th oz). The foetal period is mainly one of growth REPRODUCTION AND SEX EDUCATION 49 accompanied by distinctive alterations in shape and size. By the third month the foetus is twice its length at 2 months, and it weighs 300 g (10 oz). The sex of the foetus can also be ascertained by this time since the external genitalia are sufficiently evident. By the fourth month the foetal heart-beat can be heard, and foetal limb movements can be felt. After 7 months premature births can survive given special care.

7. The endocrine glands of the body. T H E ENDOCRINE GLANDS The endocrine glands are located in various parts of the body, yet the effect of their secretions is often on an organ situated some distance from the source of secretion. The endocrine glands pour their secretions directly into the blood stream which circulates THE CONTROL OF THE VITAL PROCESSES 39 through all the organs of the body. The endocrine glands are sometimes referred to as ductless glands for this reason, and their secretions are known as hormones.

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