The Health Connection, Inc
This large kit covers the history of the development of birth control toward the goal of appreciation of how effective and available today’s contraception is. Covering the early myths, laws (Comstock Laws), Margaret Sanger, currently available methods, and availability throughout history. A very large kit that covers an entire wall for viewing and discussion. MasterKit includes 1500 to present, History Cards, Answer Key, Teaching instructions/Teaching Tips.
PREVENTION & CONTRACEPTION
A MasterKit includes materials for one group of students, instructions, teaching tips, and answer keys. Strategies with only MasterKits are to be used as blackline masters OR as a classroom set requiring no additional groups.
An ExKit includes materials for one or more additional groups and are available at a lower cost. Requires MasterKit for instructions, answer keys and overhead masters.
A GrandMaster includes a MasterKit and additional ExKits for some strategies to include materials for a class of 32-36 students. Lowers the cost even more. Available for some strategies only.
BIRTH CONTROL SIT AND SORT
A large group activity for up to 40 people. Each person is given a segment of a sentence about the various forms of the birth control methods and must find those class members who complete their sentence. Cards are large enough to be seen across the room for reading aloud. MasterKit includes forty (40) 4 x 11 cards (laminated), answer key, instructions/teaching tips. This activity can be done more than once with the same groups due to the wide variety of cards.
A small group activity with the same statements as the birth control walkaround made for sorting on a tabletop. One set of cards can be divided to allow for more groups in a more manageable size for utilizing with student groups. MasterKit includes one set of 40 cards, answer key, instructions/teaching tips. Additional MasterKits can be utilized to allow for more groups.
ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF BIRTH CONTROL
The birth control methods can be discussed and evaluated and discussed for advantages and disadvantages. Cards with many types of advantages and disadvantages are used as a visual display for each method of birth control. Blank cards are provided for new methods and additional advantages/disadvantages as required. MasterKit includes: 14 birth control method cards, 1 advantage title card, 1 disadvantage title card, 34 characteristic cards, 3 blank cards, instructions/teaching tips, answer key.
Can a woman get pregnant during her period? The natural method of family planning requires understanding of a woman’s cycle, hormones, and probability. The length of cycles, sperm life, egg life, and predicting when ovulation will occur is possible, but difficult to avoid pregnancy. After this activity, males see why a female might not know when it is “safe”, and males and females have appreciation why using an effective method of birth control is important. With a step-by-step recording sheet, students utilize self-directed learning regarding a difficult concept. MasterKit includes: 8 Monthly Calendars (2 per group), Four colors of Bingo Chips (4 group sets), color overhead for instruction, answer key, teaching instructions, Student Learning Pages (7 pages).
MasterKit: $45.00 ExKit $43.00 (four additional groups)
THE CALENDAR METHOD OF BIRTH CONTROL
This activity teaches the effectiveness, negative points, advantages, and effectiveness of 14 methods of birth control. Designed for pairs or small groups students use placement sheets to attach cards to determine the correct description for each of the methods. MasterKit includes four (4) sets of the following: Placement sheets, Color Transparency master, title cards, negative cards, effectiveness, and advantages cards for each of the methods of Birth Control (laminated) instructions/teaching tips, Answer Key Sheet, and Answer Key Overhead Master.
MiniKit: (Blackline master to run-off consumable copies in various colors) $7.00
Choices people make regarding sex, intercourse, and the risk of pregnancy are assessed in this activity. May be used a part of a class discussion/presentation by the teacher or used as a group activity using several sets of cards. MasterKit includes: Risk category cards, risk choice cards, instructions/teaching tips. ExKit includes one set of risk cards/titles only. All cards are laminated.
MasterKit: $15.00 ExKit: $10.00
ASSESSING THE RISK OF PREGNANCY