•                                               Extra Credit Projects (worth 5 points each)
                      You are allowed to do as many of these projects as you would like throughout the year.
     
     
     
    Steps for doing extra credit.
     
    1. Create a new Google doc and title it "Extra Credit #..."
    2. When you're finished share the document with me ( kmh15@scasd.org ).
     
     
     

    Project #1

    Find two current health related articles that you find interesting. List the name of the source, and the date for each article. If the article is from a website also include a link to the article. Tell me what you learned from each article (minimum of five sentences for each). Use complete sentences.


    Project #2

    Write a one page essay about why you think our ability to make choices is the thing that has the greatest impact on our health.


    Project #3

    Write a one page essay about something you learned during the Mental & Emotional Wellness unit. Tell me why you think the information will have a positive impact on your life.


    Project #4

    Check out the web site listed below. Tell me ten facts you learned while exploring the site. Also write at least one thought/reflection/reaction of your own for each fact. Use complete sentences.
    thetruth.com


    Project #5

    Write a poem, story, or song about the dangers of alcohol, or the negative impact alcohol abuse has on our society. In order to get full credit for this project I need to be able to tell from your work that you put some thought and effort into what you submit.


    Project #6

    Learn more about Alateen. Write a one page essay about what you learned.


    Project #7

    Use the links listed below to learn more about the following sexually transmitted diseases (std's): chlamydia, genital herpes, gonorrhea, and syphilis. Explain how common each disease is, what the signs and symptoms are, what complications can occur, and how to treat them. Use complete sentences.

              Tip: use the "detailed fact sheet/version" link from the gray box at the top of the page.

    Chlamydia
    Genital Herpes
    Gonorrhea
    Syphilis
    After opening the template please make a copy of it and follow the instructions at the top of this page for submitting your work.


    Project #8

    Check out the web site listed below. Use the "Your Disease Risk" section at the top, left part of the page to evaluate YOUR risk of developing 2 different diseases. For this assignment you need to go through and answer the questions for each disease, and then tell me 1. what your risk of having that particular disease is, 2. some things you could do better to prevent yourself from getting it, and 3. some things you're already doing that lower your risk.
     
     
     
    After opening the template please make a copy of it and follow the instructions at the top of this page for submitting your work.
     

     

     
Last Modified on August 27, 2018