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Reproduction Teacher Resources
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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.
Have a sense of humor when discussing human anatomy with your class! Through puzzles and riddles, learners become comfortable with words relating to reproduction and development. They combine mixed up words from the "vocabulary gene pool" to create terms they have been learning. Next, students solve 3 challenging "reproduction riddles" and 3 word connection puzzles. Your class will have fun with this brain-teaser activity!
High schoolers 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. High schoolers prepare presentations on reproduction and health.
These four pages, give a series of diagrams of developing eggs, reproductive systems, or cells. They also give a series of multiple-choice questions referring to their structure and function. Specifically, egg laying and live young are considered and the reasoning behind survival methods are discussed.
Even though this presentation was designed to supplement a specific textbook chapter, the content is easily adapted to any high school biology course. It introduces asexual reproduction and explains six different types: mitosis, binary fission, budding, sporulation, regeneration, and vegetative propagation. One slide is provided for each type.
Students with mild to moderate disabilities discuss human reproduction and the importance of preventing pregnancy. They review reproductive anatomy, sexual decision making, and what birth control is. The lesson concludes with a vocabulary game to help solidify concept understanding. A note to the care provider, game pieces, and handouts are included.