Content Area

High School


The student will











Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

(HE. S.1)



HE.HS.1.1 compare and contrast the components of total wellness (e.g., social, physical, intellectual, emotional, spiritual).


HE.HS.1.2 discriminate between the positive and potentially negative effects of local and global environmental health problems (e.g., pollution—air, land, water, noise, exposure to sun, pesticides, food production).


HE.HS.1.3 analyze and interpret how public health and social policies, along with government regulations (e.g., local, state, federal, world health organizations), influence health promotion and disease prevention.


HE.HS.1.4 differentiate between the causes of communicable and non-communicable diseases.


HE.HS.1.5 identify and apply skills to prevent communicable and non-communicable diseases.