Teaching Transparencies – Abstinence Is for Lovers Curriculum

THIS CURRICULUM IS IN PROGRESS! It may be updated to a Power Point Program which can be used during your presentation; until then, simply make your own ppt! Teens NEED this information! Abstinence Is For Lovers! Transparency #1: KNOW YOUR VALUES [key with attached label that reads:] "The key to your future" Transparency #2: Rubes Fishbowl – 2 frames. Two fish in small fishbowl. One fish says to other "I'm tired of Just watching the world go by! I'm going to go out there and experience LIFE!"  Second frame: fish inside bowl is looking out at other fish dying on table. Transparency #3: CHLAMYDIA * MOST COMMON STD * 3,000,000 – 4,000,000 INFECTED EACH YEAR [average 70,000 people per state, divide by # of counties in state, and divide by # people per county] * CAUSED BY BACTERIA — can be treated, but… * 20% do NOT RESPOND TO TREATMENT — DAMAGE ALREADY DONE * RESULTS IN: STERILITY IN WOMEN TUBAL PREGNANCY PNEUMONIA/ FAILURE TO THRIVE IN BABIES * VERY CONTAGIOUS 10-30% OF ALL 15-19 yr-olds WHO ARE SEXUALLY ACTIVE ARE INFECTED CONDOMS PROVIDE VERY LITTLE — IF ANY — PROTECTION Transparency #4: HERPES SIMPLEX II (HSV) * PAINFUL BLISTERS * CAUSED BY VIRUS — NO CURE * CAN BE TRANSMITTED EVEN IF BLISTERS ARE NOT PRESENT * 20% OF THE US POPULATION OVER AGE 11 IS INFECTED * INCREASES RISK OF HIV (AIDS) TRANSMISSION CONDOMS PROVIDE… LITTLE PROTECTION AGAINST HERPES BECAUSE IT CAN BE TRANSMITTED BY SKIN-TO-SKIN CONTACT Transparency #5: Herpes II – HIV Link * LINK first identified by the CDC in 1988: "Early in the epidemic,...