8th Grade Health
What makes a good/bad relationship?
What makes someone a positive friend?
What is a mental health disorder?
visual, auditory, kinesthetic
Depression, anxiety and ADHD
Warning signs of suicide and other self-abusive traits
Identify healthy vs. unhealthy relationships
Gain knowledge of common teen mental health disorders and identify when to access help
Recognize symptoms that warrant adult intervention when someone is in danger or is at risk
DVD Media Relations
Health ETR study guide and lessons
What is happening to my body?
How do I keep my changing body safe?
Visual, auditory, kinesthetic
Fetal growth and development
Communicable and non-communicable diseases
Herpes, Warts, HPV, Chlamydia
Abstinence and introduction to birth control
Importance of religious and family values related to sexual activity
Emotional readiness and maturation process, precursors to sexual activity
Sex abuse and the law
Students will learn how conception occurs
Identify how the reproductive cycle functions
Examine and recognize the maturity and emotional readiness needed before entering a relationship
Prevent spread of STDs and communicable diseases
Recognize child abuse and know the procedure for reporting and accessing adult help
DVD Media Relations
Miracle of Life a Nova Film
Centers for Disease control
Health ETR lessons
Religious and cultural differences in sexual expectations
scientience and biology applications
How do I stay safe?
visual, auditory, kinesthic, roleplay
How addiction occurs
Science of addiction and the brain
What body organs are affected by D and A, both short and long term impacts?
Teen organs at risk vs. mature adult organs
Memory impairment due to D and A use
Binge drinking and hazing
D and A abstinence
prescriptions and OTC drugs
review nicotine, marijuana and alcohol
misuse, abuse and addiction
treatment approaches and help for addiction
Identify how addiction occurs at the pleasure centers in the brain
Learn about and explain developing brains at high risk prior to age 25
students will practice in class refusal skill techniques
Students will understand and explain binge drinking and hazing dangers
Students will know what to do if someone has alcohol poisoning
Students will know treatment resources for addressing addiciton
Students will recognize the dangers of misusing prescription drugs and PTC abuse
role plays in class
Addiction and the brain article
DVD Media relations
guest speaker-former drug abuser
Science and biology