Senior High Health

Recommended Grade Level:  10

Credit Earned:  1.2

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Goal:  To provide and/or utilize learning experiences which are directed toward the development and influencing of favorable health understanding and knowledge, health attitudes, and health practices.  Understanding is the key to behavior; therefore, the desired outcome of health education is to change one's attitude in hopes that one will change his/her behavior.

1.  Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Substances

2.  Nutrition and Healthful Lifestyles

3.  Safety, First Aid & Survival

4.  Human Growth and Development and Family Life Education

5.  Diseases and Disorders (includes AIDS)

6.  Emotional Health

7.  Community and Environmental Health

8.  Consumer Health

Evaluation:  class participation, discussion and group work.  Quizzes, test at the end of each unit, final exam.

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