Presentation on theme: "Family Life Education Learning About Reproductive Anatomy Lesson 3."— Presentation transcript:
Family Life Education Learning About Reproductive Anatomy Lesson 3
Purpose As you move into adolescence, it is important for you to be able to identify the main reproductive body parts and to understand how they function. Today’s activities will focus on male and female reproductive anatomy and will give you practice in using the appropriate terms.
Menstrual Cycle Phase One: First day of menstruation is the first day of the cycle Can last 3 – 7 days Phase Two: Towards end of menstruation, one ovary prepares egg for release Lining of the uterus (endometrium) begins to thicken to nourish egg Phase Three: Around day 14, of a 28 day cycle, ovulation occurs A ripened egg leaves the ovary and enters the fallopian tube Phase Four: Lining of the uterus continues to thicken Egg moves down fallopian tube toward the uterus If the egg is not fertilized by sperm, it disintegrates Endometrium is shed from uterus Menstruation and new cycle begins
Summary One aspect of growing up is that your body develops and matures. Becoming a responsible and healthy adolescent includes understanding and respecting your body. Learning the names of the reproductive organs and how they work will enable you to seek information you may need to stay healthy.