Course Length: 1 Semester
Course Credit: 0.50
Program: Homeschool Advantage, NFC Academy Teachers
NCAA Approved Not a core course.
High School Grade: 9-12
Accredited: Cognia-SACS/CASI, Middle States, FACCS
High School Health is a health science elective course that introduces students to what good health is, why good health is important, and what students should do in order to achieve good health. Units of study include: The development of the different systems of the human body; good physical health practices; establishing strong social and mental health; preventive healthcare and first aid; responsible living practices for good health.
Upon completion of the course, students should be able to do the following: demonstrate an awareness of health as it applies to their own bodies, minds, and emotions; demonstrate an awareness of health as it applies to their living environments; identify the components of a healthy lifestyle and set reasonable goals to achieve a lifestyle of wellness; understand that incorporating sound health practices creates a lifestyle of moderation and wellness; understand the responsibility of properly stewarding the bodies God has given them as directed in the Bible; describe health as it applies to broader society, the world, and their own responsibility to stimulate good health around them.
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