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Health Education Curriculum Health Education I (7-8)
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Strand 6: HUMAN DEVELOPMENT (HD)

Students will understand reproductive anatomy and physiology, pregnancy, disease prevention, healthy relationships, and refusal skills. Utah Code requires parental notification for instruction on child sexual abuse prevention and parental consent for instruction on sex education. Instruction shall stress the benefit of abstinence before marriage and fidelity after marriage.
  • Cancer Risks
    This lesson is designed to help students describe environmental and hereditary factors that increase the chance of developing cancer.
  • Health I, Strand 6 Resource Guide
    The Resource Guides for Health Education were created by teachers, community partners and health education specialists to support teachers in each grade. These guides have sample activities and reliable resources for each standard. This is not intended to be curriculum, and all curriculum must be approved at the local level.
  • Human Body Quiz Game
    What do you know about the muscles and bones of the human body? Take this quiz and figure it out.
  • Teaching Children Refusal Skills
    Refusal skills for managing peer pressure.
  • Utah Cancer Action Network
    Information about the Utah Cancer Action Network, and preventing and treating cancer.


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