Health

HEALTH 8

Fort Plain provides a Comprehensive School Health Education program within the scope of the eight conceptual areas: Mental and Emotional Health, Personal Health and Nutrition, Family Living Growth and Development, Consumer and Community Health, Prevention and Control of Disease, Environmental Health, Substance Use and Abuse, and Injury Prevention and Safety. These areas are covered within the design matrix of the state and national standards for health education.

HEALTH/WELLNESS

½ Credit (*required for graduation)

This course goes in to more depth as related to functional knowledge of the conceptual areas. The class is moving into the arena of the health skills matrix, which is designed to be a standards-based curriculum. The conceptual area curriculum includes the following: Mental and Emotional Health, Personal Health and Nutrition, Family Living Growth and Development, Consumer and Community Health, Environmental Health, Prevention and Control of Disease, Substance Use and Abuse, and Injury Prevention and Safety.