HG&D

HG&D = Human Growth & Development
Students are able to test-out of sections within the unit with a 3.25 or better on the 4-point scale. Those who demonstrate knowledge of specific sections will be asked to remain in the classroom to 
1) work on their Family Health History semester project, 2) redo or improve a current assignment/project, or 3) participate in the HG&D lesson/discussion/activity. 
*Specific sections will require that all Health students participate.


Sexually Transmitted Diseases



Sexual Health FAQ's (kidshealth.org - teen section)

     What could happen if I got...?  
 Male Reproductive Disorders
  • Male Infertility
  • Impotence
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Swelling in the Scrotum
  • Epididymitis
  • Gynecomastia
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Balanitis
  • Priapism
Pick 2 disorders for your gender. Provide short answers and/or a list for #1-6.
  1. Definition?
  2. Symptoms?
  3. Diagnosis?
  4. Causes?
  5. Treatment/Surgery?
  6. Prevention?
Sources:
Medline Plus - Female
Medline Plus - Male
Mayo Clinic
National Cancer Institute 
MedicineNet.com - Male
MedicineNet.com - search all
CDC - Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Teen Health - sexual health

Feel free to use other sources. Use rubric to judge the reliability of the site.
Female Reproductive Disorders 
  • Female Infertility
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Endometriosis
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • Candida Vaginitis (yeast infections)
  • Menopause
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Menopause
  • Miscarriage
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer

Birth Control Information
Becoming sexually active involves a wide variety of responsibilities involving your physical, mental-emotional, and social health. Your life can drastically change if you make the decision to be involved in sexual activity which could result in pregnancy, STI's, change in relationships, school, etc. Take time to visit the following sites for details on a variety of birth control methods for males and females.

TeensHealth - Sexual Health - Birth Control
FDA Office of Women's Health - Birth Control Guide &  Birth Control & Devices

Birth Control ReflectionPick 2 birth control methods that you would not use or have a partner use & 2 birth control methods that you would use or have a partner use and explain why you picked each method.

AIDS/HIV Assignment
Visit CDC.gov HIV/AIDS Statistics and Surveillance and HIV/AIDS Fact Sheets and other info: Provide a HIV and AIDS definition, symptoms, prevention & 3 facts with a paragraph reaction for each fact (what did you think of the fact?, how does it make you feel?, etc.) in a google doc or on notebook paper

HG&D Questions



                         









HG&D Topics

Human Development
  • Anatomy & physiology of reproduction
  • Body images
  • Prenatal development
Relationships
  • Dating
  • Marriage & lifetime commitments
  • Parenting
Personal Skills
  • Assertiveness
  • Communication
  • Decision-making
  • Negotiation & refusal
Sexual Behavior
Sexual Health
  • Contraception
  • Reproductive health
  • STIs & HIV/AIDS
  • Youth sexual health statistics
Society & Culture
  • Gender roles
  • Male & female responsibilities
  • Sexual stereotypes
  • Sexuality & the media
  • Sexuality & society
Officer Butters
  • Preventing sexual harassment
  • Date Rape
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexuality & the law
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