Middle School Health

  • Date created

    July 2, 2020

  • Last updated

    April 7, 2021

Enroll in Middle School Health with Dolphin STEM Academy

Course Description

Middle School Health aids students in creating a foundation of personal health.
Beginning with properly defining health, this course then builds upon basic health
practices to emphasize the importance of balance. Attention is given to each of the six
dimensions of wellness; namely, physical, intellectual, emotional, spiritual, social, and
environmental. Students are taught the skills necessary to improve every aspect of
health. They are also encouraged to reflect upon their own personal wellness each
week.

Units & Tasks

This course is divided into the following Units and Sections.

Course Introduction

Unit 1: Holistic Health

1.1 What is Health?
1.2 Decision-Making Skills

Unit 2: Mental Health

2.1 Mental Health
2.2 Coping Skills
2.3 Stress & Time Management

Unit 3: Social Health

3.1 Healthy Relationships
3.2 Communication

Unit 4: Personal Fitness

4.1 Physical Wellness
4.2 Nutrition
4.3 Weight Management

Unit 5: Personal Health

5.1 Disease Transmission & Prevention
5.2 Drugs & Alcohol
5.3 Reproductive Health

Unit 6: Health & Safety

6.1 Consumer & Environmental Wellness
6.2 Safety & Personal Injury

Within each section you will find the following tasks to view or complete:

1. Checklist—an outline of tasks for that section
2. Lessons—multimedia online lessons about the section topic
3. Field Trip—links to other online sites with additional fitness information
4. Reflection*—a journal reflection on material learned
5. Discussion*—class discussion on an assigned topic
6. Assignment*—section assignment
7. Vocab Check—a practice exercise to test your knowledge of vocabulary
8. Quiz*—quiz covering information from the lessons

The items noted with an asterisk above are those that must be submitted for a grade.
The “Course Introduction” section has more detailed information on the navigation and
tasks for this course.

Assignments and Grading

Each section of this course is designed to be completed in about one week’s time.
Please see the detailed schedule for more information on points possible and due
dates.

Required Materials

There are no additional materials required for this course.

Technical Requirements

Please refer to the Technical Requirements page in the course for more information.

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