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Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

(HE. S.1)



HE.3.1.1   identify and describe the major functions of the sensory organs (e.g., eyes, ears, nose, tongue, skin).


HE.3.1.2   list ways to prevent the spread of germs.


HE.3.1.3   describe the basic emotions.


HE.3.1.4   describe the major parts and functions of the digestive system.


HE.3.1.5   describe the food pyramid and its value to personal health, understanding that food provides energy and nutrients for growth and development.


HE.3.1.6             explain the value of different kinds of fitness (e.g., flexibility, endurance, strength) and demonstrate exercises for each.


HE.4.1.1   describe how people have a variety of feelings and ways of expressing those feelings.


HE.4.1.2   identify responsible health behaviors to avoid the spread of contagious diseases.


HE.4.1.3   identify health problems that are common in his/her school setting.


HE.4.1.4   describe the major parts of the muscular and skeletal systems of the human body.


HE.4.1.5   describe the harmful effects of too much sun exposure and what steps can be used to reduce exposure.


HE.4.1.6             explain rules for the safe use of drugs; cite ways to keep from misusing and abusing drugs.



HE.5.1.1   identify the five aspects of total wellness (e.g., physical, emotional, social, intellectual, spiritual) and typical changes that occur during adolescence.


HE.5.1.2   describe the relationship between nutrition and health risk factors.


HE.5.1.3   explain potentially dangerous situations (e.g., bullying) and know how to obtain help appropriately.


HE.5.1.4   describe different organisms (e.g., viruses, bacteria, protozoa, worms, fungi) that cause diseases.


HE.5.1.5   explain the basic physiology and functions of the body systems.


HE.5.1.6   identify environmental dangers (e.g., poisonous plants) and describe precautions and treatments for exposure to the elements (e.g., sun, cold, insects, animals).