• 7TH GRADE HEALTH

    Emphasis: Physical, social, and mental-emotional health


    Health and Wellness Introduction:
    What is health
    Vocabulary/definitions
    Wellness continuum
    Lifestyle factors
    Risk
    Decision making
    Core values
    Goal setting

    Physical Fitness and Nutrition:
    Components of physical fitness
    Importance of fitness
    Cardiovascular lab work
    Strength lab work
    Flexibility lab work
    Building a personal fitness plan/goal setting
    Food pyramid
    Nutrients
    Computer lab work - nutrition sites
    BMI
    Eating disorders

    Life Skills:
    *Taught in conjunction with a State College police officer
    Self-image/self-esteem and self-concept
    Decision making
    Tobacco
    Alcohol
    Marijuana
    Violence in the media
    Stress/anxiety
    Advertising
    Communication
    Social skills/internet use
    Anger management/conflict resolution
    Refusal skills

    Human Body:
    Skeletal system
    Circulatory system
    Muscular system
    Endocrine system
    Nervous system
    Digestive system
    Respiratory system
    Reproductive system
    Senses
    Body care - posture, feet, skin, teeth, nails


Last Modified on August 6, 2009