Saturday, December 30, 2006

How to Teach Kids About Puberty

This is fabulous: a video from the NEMO Science Center's "Teen Facts" exhibit ... it is, as the website says, an "animated educative film showing a scientific experiment. For three minutes two kids are exposed to ten years of puberty." The narrator is a riot. The thing I find most interesting, culturally speaking, is that this video openly embraces the sexuality of teenagers. Naturally, it's from the Netherlands, not America, where many teaching teens about puberty like to pretend the sex portion of the lesson is optional. (Thanks once again, Marc)

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Blogger Clara said...

Nice video... but this is from the Netherlands, eh: I'm curious as to why they chose Black cartoon characters to illustrate developing sexuality.

10:41 PM  
Blogger rare HERO said...

If only the US were more forthcoming with this type of education...

3:40 PM  

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