Should young adults be taught about the risks and benefits of engaging in sexual activities at a young age?
In one word, how would you describe your knowledge of sexual health?
Learning Intention We are learning about the influences that surround sexual health so we can make safe decisions. Success Criteria I can Identify factors that influence individuals ideas of sexual health Assess behavioural expectations in different relationships and social situations
Learning Intention and Success Criteria
Contraception: Birth control methods used to prevent pregnancy. STIs: Sexually transmitted infections that can be spread through sexual contact. Safe Sex: A practice that involves using condoms and other protective measures to reduce the risk of sexual transmission of diseases.
Using a condom every time you have intercourse can reduce the risk of sexually transmitted diseases and infections by up to 98%.
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How do stereotypes and gender roles influence our view of sexuality?
What are the risks associated with certain sexual health behaviours?
What are some external influences on my own sexuality and sexual behaviours?
What impact could my own and others’ sexual health behaviours have on our health, safety and wellbeing?
What is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI)?
- Hepatitis A
What is the most effective way to prevent pregnancy?
- Using contraception consistently and correctly
- Staying abstinent
What is the recommended age for individuals to start receiving regular cervical cancer screenings?
- 21 years old
- 30 years old
- 40 years old
Which of these can help reduce the risk of contracting an STI?
- Using condoms during sex
- Avoiding sexual contact with infected partners
- Getting regular STI testing
Which of these birth control methods also helps protect against STIs?
- Intrauterine devices (IUDs)
- Birth control pills
Work together in pairs: What are three ways to protect yourself from sexually transmitted infections?
16. Personalised Feedback
What are some effective ways to communicate with your partner about sexual health and STI prevention?
Question: How can you maintain a healthy relationship when it comes to sexual health? Clues: • Discuss openly and honestly with your partner. • Know the risks of different types of sexual activities. • Set boundaries beforehand. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Create a labelled diagram of healthy communication between two partners about sexual health. B. Design a poster to educate peers about the risks of different types of sexual activities.