Studying STI/HIV

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Eighth graders describe symptoms, effects, treatments, and prevention for chlamydia, HPV, herpes, gonorrhea, Hepatitis B and C, and HIV. They begin by answering provided background questions and get one's feelings about what they think when they hear the term sexually transmitted diseases. They have self-reflection time and a take-home assignment to complete as well.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Connect the project between social studies and health class
Classroom Considerations

  • Be sure that learners can discuss sensitive topics in a mature way before beginning the lesson
  • Lesson was published in Canada, but concepts are applicable to classrooms in any country
Pros

  • Covers a wide variety of sexually transmitted diseases
Cons

  • None