By the end of health education class, students who are making adequate progress are able to:
the Health Triangle (mental/emotional, social, physical), dimensions
and how they interrelate to determine their own level of wellness.
the types of violence illustrated on the “Power and Control” Wheel and
be able to assess their own relationships (as to whether they are
healthy or unhealthy).
= Identify (and be able to list pros and cons for each), common birth control methods that are/or are not available to teens.
HIV, (how it is transmitted, what are signs and symptoms, how does
testing/treatment work and where they can go for testing). This along
with other common sexually transmitted infections.
= Construct the new food pyramid and use the internet (mypyramid.guv) site to assess their personal nutrition and fitness needs.
the short and long term effects of tobacco/alcohol and other “common”
drugs of choice and discuss the impacts that use has on the people
surrounding the “user”.
a resource list (throughout the semester) of Chenango County (and
surrounding areas) agencies that they can use as resources (personal or
for school projects) – equipped with contact people, phone numbers and