Review of some 7th grade health factsWellness and the health triangle
Fitness labs will involve theory and application of exercise and performance
Analyze through strength testing, anaerobic exercise, aerobic exercise, cardiovascular testing, respiratory testing, flexibility testingTobacco, Alcohol, Drugs Unit (taught with lifeskills)Harmful effects to the body--short and long term.Choosing and remaining tobacco free.
Short- and long-term effects of alcohol on the body.Blood alcohol concentration.Laws and penalties for illegal use of alcohol.
Medicines--prescription and over-the-counter.Reading label on medicines--smart consumers.Reactions to medicines.First Aid and Safety Unit:
Recognizing emergencies.Taking action.Injuries.Cuts, scrapes, and bruises.Burns.Injury to muscles, bones, and joints.Sudden illness.Poisoning.Human Sexuality Unit:Endocrine systemPuberty, adolescence, and heredityReproductive systemsMale reproductive systemFemale reproductive systemFertilizationMarriage and parenthoodHuman reproductionStages of developmentLabor and childbirthSexually Transmitted DiseasesHIV/AIDS
Puberty and adolescenceLifeSkills Unit:Taught in conjunction with State College police officer
Drug abuse and violence: causes and effects.
Coping with anxiety.
Coping with anger.
Resisting Peer Pressure.
Last Modified on October 20, 2010