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Ms. M. Friedman
Ms. P. Santodonato
Health education is a discipline characterized by study of the physical, mental and social dimensions of the individual. These three concepts are the processes affecting human behavior, and serve as the unifying threads of the curriculum.
Course content includes study of Mental Health, Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Education, Diseases, Nutrition and optional Family Life segment. Numerous and varied techniques are utilized in teaching health, such as role playing and cooperative learning activities.
The health course has been structured to present relevant, accurate and current materials that will help the student identify his/her own health needs, and to prepare the student to meet the health problems of today. This course meets for one semester in the seventh grade.