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Teaching middle schoolers about the male reproductive system can be a challenge in and of itself. It's a sensitive topic for many. Create a safe, respectful class climate before teaching this topic. Make sure you, the teacher, are comfortable with the topic as there will undoubtedly be many questions that need to be answered. This lesson addresses the physical structure and function of the reproductive system as well as healthy habits for male teenagers.
Young scholars examine the female and male reproductive system while describing names, purposes, and locations of reproductive organs. In this reproductive system lesson plan, students explain the functions of the parts of the female and male reproductive systems. Young scholars complete a worksheet as a large group.
Students identify the parts of the male reproductive system. They explore the functions of the male reproductive system. Students demonstrate the connection between reproductive health and the ability to reproduce. Students prepare presentations on reproduction and health.
This is a nice, subdued series of slides that can be used to teach about the human reproductive systems, male and female. Early in the presentation, a warning slide previews uncomfortable words. Four diagrams are included, two of the male reproductive system and two of the female reproductive system. The content is straightforward and factual.
Young scholars examine the male and female genitalia and reproductive systems. For this reproduction 101 lesson, students complete a quiz about the female and male reproductive systems to see what they think they know about reproduction. Young scholars are given packets and work in groups to uncover facts about genitalia and the reproductive organs.
Students investigate the male and female reproductive anatomy. The terminology is defined by them and the goal is to make them more comfortable using it in the classroom for academic purposes. Students conduct class discussion of the differences in anatomy for males and females.
Students continue their examination of sexual reproduction and proper care. After reading a case study, they share their reactions and answer discussion questions. They are taught how to do monthly breast self-examinations for girls and testicular self-exams for boys. They also share reasons why teenagers are unlikely to go to the doctor.
Fifth graders are introduced to the anatomy and physiology of the reproductive systems of men and women. In groups, they review the changes their bodies go through during puberty and label the reproductive parts for each sex. They also discuss their feelings when talking about reproduction.
Eighth graders are introduced to the various types of contraceptions available. In groups, they focus on a different type of contraception method and share their ideas with the class. As a class, they complete a worksheet on birth control pills and identify the most effective method when it comes to avoidance of pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases.
FLASH has put together a pretty comprehensive lesson on fertility and infertility. There is a lot of information on the male and female reproductive systems, fertility, reducing the odds for infertility, the menstrual cycle, and information on sexually transmitted infections. There are activities included, but a teacher could easily invent new activities to do with this vast array of information.
A simple worksheet helps biology or health learners review the events that occur in both the female and male reproductive systems. For each, they read a series of sentences and arrange them in order by numbering them. Brief, but beneficial, this would make a convenient quiz.
Young scholars examine the life of a teenager from their own perspective and an adult's. In groups, they focus on the biological changes and how they are different in a girl and a boy. Individually, they write a paper about these changes and include characteristics that relate to their personality and identity. To end the activity, they are introduced to Kohlberg's theory of Moral Reasoning and Piaget's theory of Cognitive Development.