[HE] (8) 8 :
8.2.3) Analyze the influences of technology on personal and family health.
Examples: screen time, video game addictions, activity trackers, diabetes monitor, heart monitor, fitness assessment tools
[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) 11 :
8.3.1) Analyze the validity of health claims made concerning health products and services.
Examples: use of herbal medicines, nutritional supplements, weight loss supplements, steroids use
[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] WH (10-12) 2 :
WH.2.1) Examine the health challenges facing the world today.
a. Collect statistical data about health issues within various countries.
b. Investigate the influence of family, peers, and culture on possible solutions to world health issues.
c. Examine the links among health, economic development, media, and technology.
d. Research how disparities in socio-economic status can adversely affect health and access to health care globally.
e. Analyze the roles and responsibilities of government and non-governmental organizations in achieving global health.