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HEALTH

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COURSE: HEALTH

Course Description: This course is designed to be taken within the first few years of high school and meets the .5 Health graduation requirement. Health includes the study of the human body and the functions of its systems, drug abuse, first aid, CPR, and AED instruction, nutrition, and human sexuality and abstinence education.

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Gender: Mixed

Special Note: This course may be taken for elective credit once the health requirement is met. May also be taken in 8th grade for HS Health credit.

 

COURSE: HEALTHY LIFESTYLES I

Course Description: Want to experience a course like no other and complete your .5 Health graduation requirement and .5 of your PE requirement? Then this is the course for you! This hybrid – activity and classroom – course keeps the learning process engaging, spontaneous, and real-life. Don’t just learn about target heart rates in a classroom; experience what activities help you reach your target heart rate by using heart rate monitors during your favorite activity! Want to learn how to utilize your campus’s fitness room? Want to experience a taste of what your campus’s physical education department has to offer? Then this is the course for you. Healthy Lifestyles is designed with today’s student in mind. Enjoy gaining real-life knowledge while having fun using today’s technology! Join this class for an experience like no other!

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Scope & Sequence

Gender: Mixed

Special Note: Counts for .5 Health AND .5 PE when taken with Healthy Lifestyles II. Must be taken in conjunction with Healthy Lifestyles II in order to receive credit.

 

 

COURSE: HEALTHY LIFESTYLES II

Course Description:  Healthy Lifestyles I and II should be consecutively taken during the same school year. The course is given two-separate course numbers and names in order to credit students who successfully complete both with .5 Health and .5 Foundations of Personal Fitness credit (Physical Education). Refer to Healthy Lifestyles I for the course description.

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Scope & Sequence

Gender: Mixed

Special Note: Counts for .5 Health AND .5 PE when taken with Healthy Lifestyles I. Must be taken in conjunction with Healthy Lifestyles I in order to receive credit.