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Middle School Health

Length: 24 weekly lessons
Includes: Weekly printable lessons
Age/Grade: Middle school

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How to Use This Course

Middle School Health is a twenty-four week course that looks at topics such as personal hygiene, nutrition, fitness, emotions, and safety. Instruction is done primarily through links to various articles and videos. Each lesson concludes with several study questions along with room for the parent or student to add and answer additional questions as they choose.

Course Introduction

This course covers topics relevant to middle school students including personal hygiene, nutrition, fitness, puberty, emotions, and safety. Each lesson contains a number of links to instructional articles, videos, and other resources that examine the topic of the week. Each lesson concludes with several study questions.Please note, the subjects of sexuality, drugs, and alcohol are not covered in this class.

Unit One: Personal Hygiene

  • Lesson One: The Importance of Personal Hygiene
  • Lesson Two: The Basics of Skin and Hair Care
  • Lesson Three: The Basics of Oral and Ear Care
  • Lesson Four: The Basics of Nasal and Nail Care

Unit Two: Nutrition

  • Lesson One: Carbs, Fat, and Cholesterol
  • Lesson Two: Protein and Minerals
  • Lesson Three: Calories and Vitamins
  • Lesson Four: Healthy Food and Meal Planning

Unit Three: Fitness

  • Lesson One: The Importance of Fitness
  • Lesson Two: Exercise 101
  • Lesson Three: Making Fitness Fun
  • Lesson Four: Indoor and Outdoor Activities

Unit Four: Puberty

  • Lesson One: Getting Ready for Puberty
  • Lesson Two: Here Come the Changes
  • Lesson Three: What is B.O. and How to Handle It
  • Lesson Four: Acne Management

Unit Five: Emotions

  • Lesson One: Identifying Your Emotions
  • Lesson Two: Processing Your Emotions
  • Lesson Three: Cultivating Your Emotions
  • Lesson Four: Responding Correctly with Your Emotions

Unit Six: Safety

  • Lesson One: Outdoor Safety
  • Lesson Two: Stranger Awareness
  • Lesson Three: Online Safety
  • Lesson Four: Food Safety

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