In this course students will:
- Examine the connections between physical health, mental health, and social health, and their impact on society and the individual.
- Investigate what factors contribute to and influence our physical, mental and social health as well as our decision making.
- Focus on current health topics by looking at news articles on related topics from media across the country for a national perspective as well as local media to provide local perspective.
- Participate in interactive activities from some unique and outstanding websites.
This course deals with sensitive health concerns. Students and Site Coordinators should check the syllabus to ensure that 9th grade students are mature enough to handle topics included in the syllabus.
Please note that this course contains an end-of-course proctored exam. Instructions for students to identify an appropriate adult proctor are included in the course lessons.