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Health Education Curriculum Health Education I (7-8)
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Students will apply practical knowledge and skills to develop lifelong behaviors for personal and community well-being.

Standard HI.SDP.6:

Compare and contrast the signs, symptoms, prevention methods, and risk factors of infectious, acute, and chronic diseases.
  • Disease Project
    The students will play beach ball glo-germ. Students will gather information about a disease of their choice using Utah's Online Library resources. The students will use Utah's Online Library to cite their sources. The students will create their disease project in google slides.
  • Food Safety and Foodborne Illnesses
    Prior to starting the project students will take a home safety survey. Students will complete a powerpoint presentation on a foodborne illness and present it to the class. As an additional activity we will do an experiment on food safety
  • Pictures of How to Prevent Communicable Diseases
    Students will put together pictures of how to prevent communicable diseases.

UEN logo - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE).  Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - Jodi  Parker and see the Health Education website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - Jennifer  Throndsen.

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