[HE] (7) 8 :
7.2.3) Describe how the media can send mixed messages about health.
Examples: advertisements concerning tobacco, alcohol, and nutrition
[HE] (7) 22 :
7.8.1) Create ways to influence and support others in making positive health choices.
Examples: using social media campaigns, YouTube live campaign, posters; addressing local school board with the need for quality physical education and healthier food choices
[HE] (8) 9 :
8.2.4) Explain how societal perceptions influence healthy and unhealthy behaviors.
Examples: acceptance of teenage smoking and teenage pregnancy by peers, certain communities, and cultures
[HE] (8) 10 :
8.2.5) Give examples of how substance abuse can increase the likelihood of other health risk behaviors.
Examples: alcohol consumption lowering inhibitions, e-cigarettes or vaping leading to smoking
[HE] HED (9-12) 8 :
HE.2.1) Analyze the influence of external factors on health beliefs and behaviors.
a. Analyze how family, culture, school, and community influence the health practice and behaviors of individuals.
Examples: explaining how holiday celebrations and traditions such as over indulgence in eating and consuming alcohol affect health behaviors; explaining how extra-curricular activities and schedules result in over-consumption of fast food
b. Examine how peers influence healthy and unhealthy behaviors.
c. Examine how peers influence healthy and unhealthy behaviors.
Example: influence of media on teen body image, sexual activity, drugs, alcohol, violence, cyber-bullying.
d. Cite evidence of how public health policies and government regulations can influence health promotion and disease prevention.
[HE] HED (9-12) 10 :
HE.2.3) Analyze how the perceptions of norms influence healthy and unhealthy behaviors.
Examples: addressing topics such as wearing safety equipment, teen pregnancy, drug abuse, suicide, cyber-bullying, weight management, potentially dangerous social media trends
[HE] HED (9-12) 14 :
HE.3.2) Analyze valid resources from home, school, and community that provide health information.
Examples: websites, phone apps, media ads; rape, crisis, and suicide centers
[HE] HED (9-12) 29 :
HE.7.1) Analyze the role of individual responsibility for enhancing health.
a. Describe healthy practices and behaviors that will maintain or improve the health of self and others.
Examples: effective communication skills and safety techniques, reading and understanding medicine labels, immunizations, wellness checkups and compliance
b. Identify negative behaviors that increase health risks to self and others.
Examples: distracted driving, drinking and driving, illegal drug use, vaping, smoking, unprotected sex, behaviors resulting in intentional or unintentional injuries, poor eating habits, physical inactivity
c. Compare and contrast the responsibilities of both parents in teen parenting.
Examples: shared responsibilities; social, financial and educational challenges
[HE] HED (9-12) 33 :
HE.8.4) Adapt health messages and communication techniques to a specific target audience.
Example: producing a social media post to encourage a positive health behavior
[HE] HA (10-12) 5 :
HA.5.1) Identify decision-making skills used in situations that put adolescents and teens at risk.
Examples: recording a fight and posting it on a social media; seeing a friend smoking marijuana or drinking alcohol; hearing a friend talk about shoplifting; hearing plans about a weekend party that will include drugs and/or alcohol; pressure to have sexual relations
a. Identify consequences of making poor decisions to join in or ignore risky situations.
b. Recognize the differences between situations in which one has control vs. a lack of control.
c. Review the importance of successfully managing decision-making skills when confronted with uncomfortable, risky, or dangerous situations.