Human Growth and Development is about the process of growth beginning with pre-adolescence through adolescence. At the elementary and middle school levels, a program is presented to students in grades 4, 5, and 6 to provide them with a fact-based understanding of the changes in their physical development.
Human Growth Information Sheet UPDATED
Human Growth & Development videos
Previewing the Videos UPDATED
Parent/Guardian Preview Letter
Every year, CVUSD provides an opportunity for parents/guardians to preview the Human Growth and Development films, which are part of the Health Education for fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students. This year’s preview events will be on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 and Thursday, January 30, 2020 (complete details available here). District staff and nurses will be available at these events to answer questions. In addition, all videos are available to be checked out at the Thousand Oaks and Newbury Park Public Library. CVUSD parents/guardians can also preview the films online until February 15, 2020 by going to bit.ly/CVUSDvideopreview
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"Just Around The Corner: For Girls" (No. 9563)
Video covers when to expect the onset of puberty, physical and emotional changes, maturation of the female reproductive system, menstruation, importance of good hygiene and healthy habits, and maintaining health through good nutrition and exercise.
"Just Around The Corner: For Boys" (No. 9564)
Video covers when to expect the onset of puberty, physical and emotional changes, maturation of the male reproductive system, common experiences of puberty, importance of good hygiene and healthy habits, and maintaining health through good nutrition and exercise.