Treasure Hunt
Let's Talk about:Teens, STDs and Birth Control

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  1. What does STDs stand for?

2. Which is the best way to prevent STDs? Explain some other ways you knowcolumpio.gif (2471 bytes)

3. Do condoms protect against sexually transmitted diseases?

4. Which are the common symptoms of Trichomoniasis? is Trichomoniasis similar to Candidas?

5. Can you get it in a swimming pool? How many cases of Trichomoniasis occur in USA every year?

6. How is Hepatitis B transmitted? Is there cure for Hepatitis B?

7. Have women and men the same symptoms?

8. Which organ is damaged by Hepatitis B virus?

9. What does AIDS stand for? Which causes this illness?

10. When and where was AIDS first reported?

11. Which are the primary causes of HIV infection?

12. What is the main consequence of AIDS?

13. Is it possible to get it in swimming pools or sharing food with someone?

14. How long can it take to get AIDS after being infected?

15. How is AIDS tested?

16. Which is the treatment for AIDS?


1. Read the text about ovulation and fertilisation. The answer to the following questions:

a. How long is the egg able to be fertilised?

b. How many sperms will fertilise an egg?

c. How many eggs do women produce a month?

d. How long does sperm take to reach the egg?

e. What happens when one sperm breaks through the shell that protects the egg?

f. Withdrawal does not work for contraception. Why?

g. Which other methods are not effective?

h. Read the pages about diaphragm and birth pill control and write a brief summary comparing both methods

i. Which of these two methods has more advantages?  Give some advantages of using birth control pills

2. Finally, read some of these stories of teen parents and write down on your notebook some sentences from them that can summarise what has happened to these people.