1. This program begins with a look at the change on the outside of the body during puberty for both males and females.
2. Students will be introduced to the reproductive system.
3. Students learn abstinence is the only 100% effective way to prevent pregnancy.
4. A short section on menstruation is provided.
5. Students look at fetal development over the course of nine months.
6. Time is allotted at the end for questions.
Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:
1. Define the following words: Puberty, Conception, and Hormones.
2. State the normal range of ages for the onset of puberty.
3. Describe the physical and emotional changes that occur during puberty.
4. Describe the role of the pituitary gland during puberty.
5. Name three characteristics that make the reproductive system unique.
6. Identify the basic components of the male and female reproductive systems.
7. State the function of each individual reproductive organ.
8. List reasons why abstinence is a healthy decision.
9. Name the two cells involved in reproduction.
10. Explain basic stages of fetal development.
National Health Education Standards 1, 2, 5, 7
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