This course is written for students in grades 9-12 and explores current topics in health and society and promotes awareness and use of techniques to develop a healthy lifestyle. Healthy eating, exercise, lifestyle choice, healthy relationships and a look at how the media influences self-esteem are all integral parts of the course material. Students will examine social health as it applies to their own peer groups and will cover basic anatomy as it applies to general physical health. Mental health will be covered by the examination of the popular media and its influence over perception of healthy behaviors and attitudes including bullying and eating disorders. Reproductive health issues and STDs will also be introduced. Students will also spend time completing assignments that ask them to evaluate their personal behavior in areas such as exercise, nutrition and peer groups through discussions and daily assignments. Students will develop a short term health plan related to each area of the health triangle (physical, social and mental).
This course will devote itself to promoting awareness and use of techniques for a healthy lifestyle. Diet, exercise, lifestyle choice and relationship
development are all integral parts of the course material.
7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
Summer 17 Session 2
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MA NCES Code:
Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools, AdvancED