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G.V.M.S. Health Education

8th grade Units of Study

 

Family and Social Health

Social life and dating
Growth and Development
Body systems
Puberty and reproductive system
Pregnancy
Life cycle
Aging, dying and death
Violence and Injury Prevention
Violent behaviors
Protective factors
Indoor and outdoor safety
Weather disasters
Being prepared for emergencies
First aid
Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs
Drug use to promote health
Alcohol and problem drinking
Tobacco and saying no
Stimulants, depressants, and narcotics
Marijuana and other illegal drugs
Intervention, treatment and saying no
Consumer and Community Health
Being an informed consumer
The media and making healthful choices
Spending time and money
Health care
 

 

7TH GRADE UNITS OF STUDY


Mental and Emotional Health
health behavior
decision making and resistance skills
self-esteem and addiction
communication
stress
Personal Health

physical activity
physical fitness plan

Nutrition
Dietary Guidelines
diet and health
food labels and dining out
weight management
body image and eating disorders
Comm. and Chronic Diseases
communicable diseases
STD's
HIV and AIDS
cardiovascular disease
cancer
chronic health conditions
   

 

6th GRADE UNITS OF STUDY

 

Family Living
conflict resolution
family relationships
friendship
Alcohol, Tobacco, and other Drugs
drugs in the body
alcohol and its influences
tobacco and choices
categories of drugs
drug dependency
resistance skills
Environmental Health
respecting the environment
pollution
radiation and EMF's
chemicals and metals
protecting the environment
Personal Health
appearance
medical & dental check-ups
Comm. and Chronic Diseases
communicable diseases
 
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