The students enrolled in Child Development must complete the infant simulation. They will have a packet of information for parents to sign. They have to complete a daily journal. This is 3-major test grades. This is offers experiential learning by providing students with experiences that help them make informed decisions about parenting. This is an authentic task that helps the student explore emotional, financial, and social consequences of parenting. The baby simulators will be checked out by students for one selected weekend providing parents have signed authorization for students to receive simulators. These simulators must be returned on the first day students return for the following week. Students are not allowed to subsitute caretakers! They are held responsible and accountable for baby simulators!