HEALTH I & HEALTH II
Teacher: Mr. Jacobs &/OR Mr. Thompson
Contact Information for Mr. Jacobs:
Contact Information for Mr. Thompson:
- Phone:541-493-2641, Ext. 236
Health I and Health II are part of a two-course sequence on health education. They are required for graduation. Upon successful completion of the courses, the student will understand key information and concepts related to the promotion of sexual health, the promotion of eating healthy, the promotion of physical activity, and the prevention and control of disease.
- Explain why abstinence is the safest, most effective method of protection from HPV, STD/HIV, Hepatitis B and C and Pregnancy.
- Effectively communicate the decision and behaviors of family, peers and others that promote healthy sexual behaviors.
- Use decision-making process to make healthy choices around sexual health.
- Explain physical, academic, mental, and social benefits of physical activity and the relationship of a sedentary lifestyle to chronic disease.
- Access information about the recommended amount and types of physical activity for adolescents.
- Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients and serving size for healthy eating habits.
- Critique the adequacy of own diet for key nutrients and identify foods that supply the identified nutrients.
- Set a personal goal based on a dietary analysis to enhance health.
- Identify screenings including melanoma, breast and testicular self-examinations, and medical examinations, including Pap smear, HPV, STD, HIV and Hepatitis B and C testing necessary to maintain productive health.
- Advocate to others the importance of screenings and medical examinations to maintain reproductive health.