Sex Education

General Education Capstone Course

Event Details and Guideline Form

Event Title:  Sex Education

Gen. Ed. Category Event should be listed under: Social Sciences

SCC Competencies addressed by event: Explain social institutions, structure and processes across a range of historical periods, places and/or cultures.

Higher Order Thinking: Make and defend conclusions using relevant evidence and reasoned arguments.

Guidelines for accomplishment of event:

http://www.guttmacher.org/pubs/fb_sexEd2006.html

After looking over the above website, locate two other credible resources and then find information from a local school district regarding their current sex education curriculum. Write a minimum four page paper discussing the history of sex education in the United States. How has it changed? Once you have completed your research, which is the more effective program in your opinion (abstinence only vs. comprehensive sex education)? Defend your choice. How would you classify the curriculum you obtained from a local school district?

SCC Event Creators: Vi Rajagopalan, Lisa Stoner, Barb Sullivan

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Did essay fulfill SCC competency?    YES        NO        PARTIALLY

Did essay fulfill event guidelines?      YES        NO        PARTIALLY