Health

Poudre School District is committed to quality health education that provides students with learning experiences to acquire information and the skills to make quality health decisions.

Health standards focus on personal decision-making around emotional and social well-being, positive communication, healthy eating, physical activity, tobacco, drug,and alcohol abuse prevention and violence prevention.

 

Human Growth and Development Unit (fifth grade)

Information about PSD's new Human Growth and Development unit is available below for you to look over. At PSD, we value home to classroom communication and encourage you to have a conversation with your student's teacher to answer questions you may have about the unit.  


 5th Grade Human Growth and Development Unit

Facilitation Guide

Teacher Background Information

Lesson 1

Introduction to Human Growth & Development

Lesson 2

Endocrine System, Hormonal Changes of Puberty

Lesson 3

Puberty

Lesson 4

Reproductive Anatomy & Pregnancy

Lesson 5

Q & A Day

Lesson 6

Healthy Relationships

Lesson 7

Media

Lesson 8

Disease Transmission and Prevention, and HIV

Lesson 9

Culminating Activity and Final Reflections


 

Human Sexuality Units (middle and high school)

Please see below for information about the updated middle and high school human sexuality lessons (approved by the Board of Education in May 2018). At PSD, we value home to classroom communication and encourage you to have a conversation with your student's teacher to answer questions you may have about the unit.  


Middle School Human Sexuality Unit

Facilitation Guide

Teacher information to support the facilitation of lessons.

Lesson 1

Sexuality and Gender

Lesson 2

Peer and Media Influences

Lesson 3

Healthy & Responsible Relationships

Lesson 4

Healthy Boundaries - Giving & Accepting Consent

Lesson 5

Human Reproductive System

Lesson 6

Conception & Pregnancy Prevention

Lesson 7

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Lesson 8

HIV and AIDS

 


High School Human Sexuality Unit

Facilitation Guide

Teacher information to support the facilitation of lessons.

Lesson 1

Introduction to Human Sexuality

Lesson 2

Sexuality and Gender

Lesson 3

Sexuality and Media

Lesson 4

Healthy Boundaries - Giving & Accepting Consent

Lesson 5

Healthy Relationships

Lesson 6

Human Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology

Lesson 7

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Lesson 8

HIV and AIDS

Lesson 9

Pregnancy and Contraception

 

Learn more about health and physical education standards on the Colorado Department of Education website.

Contact Information

Health Curriculum Facilitator
Laura Grissom | 970.490.3105 | lgrissom@psdschools.org