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What is abstinence?

What percentage of high school students in the US are sexually active?

What is the perception of high school students in relation to the actual number?

What is the only way to prevent STDs and unplanned pregnancies?

What are the risks for infants born to teen mothers?-list 3

Why are refusal skills important?

What is the purpose of delay tactics?

If contraception is not used while having sex, what are the chances of becoming pregnant within one year?

In most animals, sexual activity and responses are primarily a matter of …

Sexual behavior is shaped by …

What are the 3 categories of laws in the US that govern sexuality?

Female genitalia

  • … egg sacs" are a pair of female reproductive organs located in the pelvis, one on each side of the uterus. Each ovary is about the size and shape of an almond. The ovaries have two functions: they produce eggs (ova) and female hormones.
  • Egg travels from ovaries to uterus through the …
  • a hollow, pear-shaped organ located in a woman's lower abdomen
  • the lower, narrow part of the uterus. It forms a canal that opens into the vagina.
  • the muscular canal extending from the cervix to the outside of the body.
  • Menstrual cycle typically last how many days
    • Why does menstruation happen?
  • What is the release of eggs from ovaries?
  • When does ovulation typically occur?

Male genitalia

  • The male organ used in sexual intercourse..
  • contains the testicles (also called testes), as well as many nerves and blood vessels. acts as a "climate control system" for the testes. 
  • oval organs. responsible for making testosterone, the primary male sex hormone, and for generating sperm. 
  • Transports and stores sperm cells to bring to maturity
  • Pre-ejaculate fluid that neutralizes acidity in urethra



What is the moment of conception?

The fertilized egg stays in the Fallopian Tube for 3 to 4 days but then moves to the …

What is an ectopic pregnancy?

What happens to the lining of the uterine wall during pregnancy?

How does a blood or urine test determine if a woman is pregnant?

What are some signs of early pregnancy?-List 3

How long is the first trimester?

Approximately how big is the fetus at the end of the 1st trimester?

At 24 weeks, how big is the fetus?

What trimester can the mother feel kicking and movement?

How long does a pregnancy typically last?

What is the process of the cervix becoming thinner and softer in preparation of childbirth?

What is the difference in the diameter of the cervix normally compared to childbirth?

What are the 2 types of delivery?

What does contraception mean?

What type of method refers to taking your body temperature each day to determine when ovulation occurs?

What can also change basal body temperature besides ovulation?

What is the calendar method or rhythm method?

What is the method called when a woman checks her cervical mucous to see if the mucous is clear and slippery, and stretches between the fingers?

What is the failure rate of natural methods of contraception? Why?

How does an implant device work?

How does the injection method or “shot” work?

Oral contraceptives are most commonly referred to as…

What is the typical use failure rate of oral contraceptives?

What is the typical use failure rate of the patch?

How does the hormonal vaginal contraceptive ring work?

How does the diaphragm or cervical cap work?

How does a male condom work?

What is the typical use failure rate of male condoms?

How does spermicide work?

How effective is intrauterine devices? How long can they stay in place for?

What is emergency contraception?

What are permanent contraception methods?

How are STDs passed?

How many people will have an STD at some point in their lifetime?

What type of STD is curable?

What type of STD is not curable?

What is the most frequently reported STD in the US?

How is it spread?

What is the 2nd most common disease in the US?

What is a syphilis sore called?

What can occur during the late (tertiary) stage of syphilis?

How does a woman get pelvic inflammatory disease?

What are some complications of pelvic inflammatory disease?

How many people between the ages of 14-49 have genital herpes?

Do most people who have herpes know it?

What does HPV stand for?

How common is it for sexually active men and women to get HPV?

HPV can cause…

What does hepatitis mean?

How many types are there?

What does HIV stand for?

What does AIDS stand for?

What are the 3 main ways HIV is passed?

List 3 ways to have no risk for STDs:

How can you reduce your risk for STDs?

When using a condom, what should you do? What shouldn’t you do?-list 2 of each

Who should get tested for STDs?


How can minors get an abortion?

How long must a woman wait to get an abortion in PA?

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