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    Health Education

     
    Course Description

    Health Education is a state-mandated one semester course. Course content includes first aid instruction, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills, and the following health topics: mental health, nutrition, fitness, chemical dependency, sex education, life/death education and diseases.  There is a $10.00 course fee.


    Enduring Understandings
     
    • Students will develop an enduring understanding that a person's mental health affects their physical and social health.
    • Students will develop an enduring understanding that nutritional choices greatly impact a person's quality of life.
    • Students will develop an enduring understanding that a person's choices related to sexual activity have consequences.
    • Students will develop an enduring understanding that being physically active contributes to a healthy lifestyle.
    • Students will develop an enduring understanding that the use of medicines and drugs affect a person's short term and long term health.