ERIC Number: ED307273
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Entering Adulthood: Understanding Reproduction, Birth and Contraception. A Curriculum for Grades 9-12. Contemporary Health Series.
Bruess, Clint E.; Laing, Susan J.
This module covers in nine lessons the anatomy and physiology of the male and female reproductive systems, the birth process, healthy pregnancy, birthing choices, and contraceptive methods. The book provides detailed teacher information sheets, reproducible diagrams and a step-by-step approach to teaching about these topics with candor and ease. The book: (1) provides accurate information on male and female anatomy and reproductive physiology; (2) discusses ways to confirm pregnancy; (3) presents facts on teenage pregnancy; (4) outlines the stages of pregnancy; (5) examines the influences on a healthy pregnancy; (6) covers birth attendance and birthing environment options; and (7) explains how available contraceptive methods work and presents the advantages and disadvantages of each method. (JD)
Descriptors: Anatomy, Birth, Contraception, High School Students, High Schools, Human Body, Pregnancy, Reproduction (Biology), Secondary School Curriculum, Sex Education
Network Publications/ETR Associates, P.O. Box 1830, Santa Cruz, CA 95061-1830 ($19.95 plus 15 percent handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Walter S. Johnson Foundation, Menlo Park, CA.
Authoring Institution: N/A