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"The more I study nature, the more I stand amazed at the work of the Creator."   Louis Pasteur (1822-1895]

I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in."   George Washington Carver (c. 1864-1943]


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Tue, April 24, 2018

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Read pgs. 486-489 in the book.  Each group will be assigned one STD to present to the class.

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PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Continue working on your group's presentation

Group Presentations

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Standard(s):  1.8.N Describe the prevalence, causes, and long-term consequences of unhealthy eating.
1.9.N Analyze the relationship between physical activity and overall health.
1.10.N Evaluate various approaches to maintaining a healthy weight.
Mon. April 23, 2018

PERIOD 3

Dispatch:  Charting your course, p. 477

Effectiveness of Family Planning Methods

Wrap-up and discussion questions (answer in notebook):
Which method is the best for pregnancy prevention?
Which method is the best for STI prevention?
What do you think is the best way to prevent pregnancy and STDs?
Which method can be used in combination with another method?
Which methods do not require a doctor's visit or prescription?
What do you think are the best methods of birth control? Why?
Who is responsible for buying and making sure birth control is used?

Go over homework

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Charting your course, p. 477

Effectiveness of Family Planning Methods

Wrap-up and discussion questions (answer in notebook):
Which method is the best for pregnancy prevention?
Which method is the best for STI prevention?
What do you think is the best way to prevent pregnancy and STDs?
Which method can be used in combination with another method?
Which methods do not require a doctor's visit or prescription?
What do you think are the best methods of birth control? Why?
Who is responsible for buying and making sure birth control is used?

Standard(s):  3.3.G Compare the success and failure rates of FDA-approved condoms and other contraceptives in preventing HIV, other STDs, and pregnancy.
5.1.G Use a decision-making process to evaluate the physical, emotional, and social benefits of abstinence, monogamy, and the avoidance of multiple sexual partners.
Wed, April 25, 2018

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Read pgs. 486-489 in the book.  Each group will be assigned one STD to present to the class.

Create a PowerPoint
PowerPoint Rubric

Go over homework 13

Standard(s):  3.3.G Compare the success and failure rates of FDA-approved condoms and other contraceptives in preventing HIV, other STDs, and pregnancy.
5.1.G Use a decision-making process to evaluate the physical, emotional, and social benefits of abstinence, monogamy, and the avoidance of multiple sexual partners.

Standard(s):  1.3.G  Discuss the characteristics of healthy relationships, dating, committed relationships, and marriage.
2.1.G  Determine personal, family, school, and community factors that can help reduce the risk of engaging in sexual activity..
Thur, April 26, 2018

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Continue working on your presentation

STD presentations

Reflection:
Of the STDs we went over, which were curable and which were not curable?  What did the ones that were incurable have in common?

Go over homework 13

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Continue working on your presentation

STD presentations

Homework Assignment #14 (due Th. 4/26): 
Part 1 - pg. 499, qs. 3-6; pg. 504, qs. 3-7, pg. 510, qs. 3-8
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
human immunodeficiency
   virus (HIV)
acquired immune deficiency
   syndrome (AIDS)
pandemic
helper T cell (CD4+ cell)
opportunistic infectionasymptomatic stage
universal precautionsHIV-antibody test
HIV positive
drug combination therapy

Standard(s):  3.3.G Compare the success and failure rates of FDA-approved condoms and other contraceptives in preventing HIV, other STDs, and pregnancy.
5.1.G Use a decision-making process to evaluate the physical, emotional, and social benefits of abstinence, monogamy, and the avoidance of multiple sexual partners.
Fri., April 27 2018

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Of the STDs we went over, which were curable and which were not curable?  What did the ones that were incurable have in common?

Go over homework 13

Standard(s):  3.3.G Compare the success and failure rates of FDA-approved condoms and other contraceptives in preventing HIV, other STDs, and pregnancy.
5.1.G Use a decision-making process to evaluate the physical, emotional, and social benefits of abstinence, monogamy, and the avoidance of multiple sexual partners.