Pregnancy Prevention and Protection Teacher Resources
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Students discover human health by identifying the dangers associated with sexual activity. In this STD lesson, students identify the potential fatal impact that can arise from contracting HIV without utilizing safe sex methods. Students answer study questions based on sexual awareness and contraception methods.
One lesson in a series on sexually transmitted diseases, this activity is a good review about HIV/AIDS. Five main points in this lesson direct small groups of learners to read and present their information. They will need to make a poster for their presentation and then be able to answer any questions the class may have when they are finished.
Students discuss current H.I.V. prevention strategies and adapt these strategies to address the spread of H.I.V. in developing countries. They analyze the results of an international AIDS conference called "The Urgent Search for an AIDS Plan.&quo
Students read the passages and complete activities to learn ways the Thai government is trying to combat and halt infectious diseases. In this infectious disease lesson, students read information about action taken by the Thai government to provide affordable medicine, think about what is needed for good health, and sort sequenced statements about HIV and AIDs.
Decrease risky behavior and inform your secondary Special Ed class about AIDS/HIV. They talk about germs, AIDS, transmission, and staying safe. Developmentally disabled individuals need to be informed about safe sex and disease transmission. Links, note to care provider, and worksheets are included.
Students examine where, why, how and in what conditions HIV/AIDS exists. They examine the deadly impact this virus has had on the world and look at how to prevent the spread at home. The students also develop a greater awareness of the virus's impact on human rights around the world.
Students examine the characteristics of HIV and AIDS. They identify the liquids in which the disease is found and how it can be transmitted. They examine healthy behaviors to keep them from getting the disease.
High schoolers watch a video in which sixteen young people talk about how their lives have been changed by having HIV. So many people have the attitude that it will never happen to them, but no one is immune to this disease. Hopefully this video will be a platform for discussion about making safe and healthy decisions.
Tenth graders discuss facts and myths about HIV transmission. In this biology lesson, 10th graders complete an HIV awareness poster and scavenger hunt. They simulate the transmission of the disease through a class activity.
Students review how HIV is and is not transmitted, and examine the affects of alcohol on sexual risk-taking. They also consider their own risks, and develop plans for self protection.
Eighth graders research human sexuality by completing a sexual health worksheet. In this HIV instructional activity, 8th graders define AIDS and list the ways it can be transmitted from human to human. Students assess their own risk and complete study questions about the disease on a worksheet.
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) or infections (STIs) are totally preventable. Yet, the number of cases is on the rise. Why? This health lesson contains a lot of information about prevention, as well as a great activity about how easy it is to spread a disease and not know it. Check out this lesson and all to resources available.
Students discuss the facts and myths about HIV. In this health lesson, students explain how diseases spread from person to another. They create a presentation to share their research findings with the class.
Discuss how diseases have impacted human history. Divide your class into groups and assign each group one of the following: tuberculosis, malaria, plague, cholera, smallpox, and AIDS. They read up on, complete a concept map, and present to the rest of the class their assigned disease. Afterward, they create artwork and write a paragraph about it. This could be used in a life science class when studying microbiology as a way to demonstrate how it impacts society and as a way to incorporate history, writing, and art into your curriculum.
Eighth graders recongize the difference between HIV and AIDS. They explore how one finds out they have the disease and their treatment options. They discuss risky and safe behaviors when dealing with HIV or AIDS.
In the final of five lessons about HIV/AIDS, groups create presentations to share data about the infection rates in the United States, examining demographic and geographic trends over the past ten years. Depending on how much time you want to devote to the research, groups can either use the provided data exclusively, or do more research using the websites provided. It is important to stress using only reliable and reputable websites during the research portion, as there is a lot of misinformation out there on the topic of HIV/AIDS.
Ninth graders examine the AIDS epidemic. In this HIV/AIDS lesson, 9th graders read "HIV/AIDS Facts and Myths," and watch "And the Band Played On." Students then participate in a classroom experiment that requires them to note the exchange of bodily fluids. Students discuss the outcomes of the experiment and complete the provided worksheet.
Students are asked what do they comprehend about HIV, such as: how does it get transmitted, and what happens to the body once someone contracts the virus. They discuss ways that people can avoid getting and spreading AIDS. Students discuss the different populations that can be at risk for AIDS if they do not behave responsibly.
Address myths and stereotypes surrounding HIV and AIDS in this lesson plan. Students discuss how the disease is transmitted, how to properly apply a condom, and how to handle real life situations. Note: A number of extension activities, resources, and family supports are included.
Young scholars investigate human sexuality by researching STD's. In this HIV lesson, students discuss the potential risk of getting a sexually transmitted disease such as HIV which can cause illness and death. Young scholars assess their own pregnancy risk behavior and answer study questions regarding teen decision-making.