Assignment 1: Discussion Assignment
Discussion Question 1
Question 1: Describe the development of the human embryo from the formation of the zygote to the point where the three embryonic germ layers develop. List the types of adult tissues that are derived from each of these germ layers. Be prepared to discuss how disruption early in development can cause major problems in the body of the developing individual.
Discussion Question 2
Question 2: Review and evaluate current research into human fertility. In your opinion, which direction of research appears to be having the most success in improving fertility? Which direction do you feel that research should be directed in the next few years? Defend your choices and be ready to discuss the implications of control of human fertility on society and culture.