Full course description

Course Overview

Fulfills the Indiana graduation and Core 40 requirements. Course helps students understand that health is a lifetime commitment by analyzing individual risk factors and health decisions that promote health and prevent disease. Students are encouraged to assume individual responsibility for becoming competent health consumers. Covers the ten major content areas expressed in the Indiana Health Proficiency Guide: growth and development; mental and emotional health; community and environmental health; nutrition; family life education; consumer health; personal health; alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs education; intentional and unintentional injury; and health promotion and disease prevention.

This course is designed for high-school freshman or higher.

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Prerequisite

None.

Required Materials

The following textbook is required for this course:

Bronson and Merki. Glencoe Health. 9/e. McGrawHill/Glencoe, 2005. ISBN 978-0-07-826326-2

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