Health – Typical Course of Study

 * Typical Course of Study for Health from Worldbook.com

 

Health and Safety Kindergarten

  • Personal hygiene
  • Good eating habits
  • Good grooming
  • Care of teeth
  • Major body parts
  • Physical fitness
  • Safety to and from school

Healthy and Safety 1st

  • Personal hygiene
  • Dental health
  • Good eating habits
  • Exercise and rest
  • Diseases
  • Common cold
  • Dressing for weather and activity
  • Safety rules to and from school

 

Healthy & Safety 2nd

  • Personal hygiene
  • Dental health
  • Good eating habits
  • Exercise and rest
  • Diseases
  • Communicable diseases
  • Preventive measures against disease
  • Neighborhood safety

 

 Health  & Safety 3rd

  • Personal and mental hygiene
  • Dental health
  • The body and its functions
  • Skeletal and muscular systems
  • Care and proper use of the body
  • Principles of digestion
  • Basic food groups
  • Good nutrition habits
  • Diseases
  • Safety
  • Substance abuse

 

 Health  & Safety 4th

  • Personal and mental hygiene
  • Dental health
  • The body and its functions
  • Skeletal and muscular systems
  • Care and proper use of the body
  • Principles of digestion
  • Basic food groups
  • Good nutrition habits
  • Diseases
  • Safety
  • Substance abuse

Health and Safety 5th

* Dental hygiene

Many of the following links from KidsHealth.org

  1. How Your Body Works: Teeth  
  2. What’s a Cavity?
    Cavities are small holes in your teeth that need to be filled. Find out what causes tooth decay and how dentists handle it.
  3. The healthier your teeth are, the happier you look. That’s why it’s important to take great care of your teeth by brushing, flossing, and visiting the dentist. Learn more.
  4. There’s much more to a tooth than meets the eye. This article for kids gives you the inside story.
  5. Chloe and the Nurb sing about teeth and all they do for you – talking and eating, just to name a few!
  6. You will have learned a lot by the time you get your wisdom teeth, but they don’t make you any smarter!
  7. Your canine teeth are the pointy ones next to your front teeth.
  8. Take this quiz about your teeth.
  9. How does your breath smell? Find out how to keep it smelling sweet in this article for kids.

* Our water supply

  1. Cholera

    “What Is Cholera?Cholera is an infection of the intestines. People get it from drinking water or eating food that’s contaminated with a type of bacteria called Vibrio cholerae.”

  2. Learn About Water
    “When the water in our rivers, lakes, and oceans becomes polluted, the effects can be far reaching. It can endanger wildlife, make our drinking water unsafe and threaten the waters where we swim and fish.” (Get more water resources HERE)

* Sewage disposal

  1. Effects of waste and poor waste disposal.
  2. The Sewage Treatment Process (Video)

* Care of the eyes

  1. Taking Care of Your Vision
    Even if you’re lucky enough to have perfect vision, taking care of and protecting your eyes is vital to keeping your peepers perfect. Learn all about how to take care of your baby blues (or browns or greens) in this article.
  2. Eyes
    Although your eyes are small, their structure is incredibly complex. Find out how they work in this body basics article.

* Nutrition and diet

  1. Nutrition & Fitness Center
    Visit our nutrition and fitness center for teens to get information and advice on food, exercise, and sports.
  2. Managing Your Weight
    Has your doctor told you to lose weight? Get ideas on food, fitness, and staying motivated. We’ve also got weight management tools and recipes designed just for teens.
  3. Smart Supermarket Shopping

    You don’t need to be a dietitian to figure out how to make healthy food choices. Before grabbing a shopping cart and heading for the aisles, read this article to make grocery shopping a snap.
  4.  Food Labels
    Look at any packaged food and you’ll see the food label. This nutrition facts label gives the lowdown on everything from calories to cholesterol. Read more about food labels.
  5.  Food & Fitness
    Ever wonder if some diets are really safe? Or how you can excel at sports? Get the lowdown on healthy eats, dieting, strength training, eating disorders, steroids, and more.

* Diseases

  1. Diseases & Conditions
    From asthma to ulcers, this section is loaded with articles about diseases and conditions that can affect teens. Look here for health information and resources for yourself or someone you care about.
  2. What’s the Difference Between Infectious and Contagious?
    Find out what the experts have to say.
  3. Understanding Medications and What They Do
    Medicines can cure, stop, or prevent disease; ease symptoms; or help in the diagnosis of certain illnesses. This article describes different types of medications and offers tips on taking them.

* Germ-bearing insects and pests
* Community health resources
* Elementary first aid
* Bicycle and water safety
* Preparing for puberty
* Human reproduction
* Substance abuse

 

Health and Safety 6th

* Personal appearance
* Dental health
* Health maintenance
* Our food supply
* Exercise and fitness
* Cure and prevention of common diseases
* The heart
* Accident prevention
* Safety and first aid
* The health professions
* Understanding emotions
* Coping with stress and anxiety
* Preparing for puberty
* Human reproduction
* Substance abuse

Health and Safety 7th

* Good grooming and posture
* Dental health
* Healthy habits and lifestyles
* Exercise and fitness
* Effects of stimulants and narcotics
* Functions of the body
* Circulation and respiration
* Germ theory
* Sexually transmitted diseases
* Family life
* Toxins and antitoxins
* Antibiotics
* Immunization
* Chemotherapy
* Genetic disorders
* Personal and public safety
* Accident prevention
* Personality development
* Substance abuse

Health and Safety 8th

* Grooming
* Functions of the body
* The body’s utilization of food
* Types and functions of foods
* Environmental hazards
* Community sanitation and health
* Health care services
* Sexually transmitted diseases
* Accident prevention, safety, and first aid
* Mental hygiene
* Substance abuse

 

 

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