ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (6) 21 :
6.7.2) Describe practices to avoid to reduce health risks to self and others.

Examples: smoking or vaping, drinking alcohol, using illegal drugs, texting while driving

[HE] (7) 2 :
7.1.2) Predict the risk of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: riding in the bed of a pick-up truck, biking without a helmet, riding without a seat belt

a. Give examples of dangers associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs.

[HE] (7) 10 :
7.2.5) Discuss how risky choices influence the likelihood of unhealthy behaviors, including tobacco use increasing the risk of using other drugs and peer pressure to consume alcohol.

[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) 23 :
HE.5.2) Develop a thoughtful decision-making process in health-related situations.

a. Predict the potential short-term and long-term impact of various alternatives on self and others.

b. Identify warning signs of suicide in self and others and discuss effective coping skills.

c. Demonstrate refusal skills and explain when to use them in high risk situations.

Examples: Saying no to sex, alcohol, and other drugs

[HE] HA (10-12) 2 :
HA.2.1) Analyze how health risk behaviors in the local school and community are influenced by family, peers and other factors.

Examples: availability of alcohol and drugs; trends in adolescent sexual behavior; availability of fast food; access to fitness and recreational facilities.

[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.

Subject: Health Education (6 - 12)
Title: Project ALERT Core Lesson 11: Benefits of Not Using Drugs
URL: https://s3.amazonaws.com/project_alert/assets/0/954/pa_core_11%202021.pdf
Description:

Each day, America’s teenagers are bombarded with misleading messages about drugs. Glamorized by media and endorsed by peers, the consequences of drug use and experimentation are dangerously disguised, and often hidden altogether. The reality is that drug use can alter a teen’s life forever. That’s why every student should be given the tools to make a decision against using drugs - and the best place to give them those tools is your classroom.

This resource is lesson 11. To access videos and materials: Project Alert.com



   View Standards     Standard(s): [PE] BK2 (9-12) 20 :
BK-4.1) Recognize and discuss how idealized body images and elite performance levels portrayed in various media differ from the norm.

APE accommodation suggestions: verbally prompting and redirecting; peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[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.

Subject: Physical Education (9 - 12), Health Education (9 - 12)
Title: Media and Your Body Image: What You Need to Know
URL: https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/blog/media-body-image-what-you-need-to-know
Description:

We spend more time than ever using media and everywhere we turn there are messages telling us how we should look that can make us feel less confident about our appearance. While we’re probably not going to use fewer media, we can protect our self-image and body confidence from media’s narrow-body ideals that reinforce thinness for women and muscularity for men. It’s all about asking the right questions. 



   View Standards     Standard(s): [PE] BK2 (9-12) 20 :
BK-4.1) Recognize and discuss how idealized body images and elite performance levels portrayed in various media differ from the norm.

APE accommodation suggestions: verbally prompting and redirecting; peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[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.

Subject: Physical Education (9 - 12), Health Education (9 - 12)
Title: Weight & Body Image Disorders: Causes, Symptoms & Signs
URL: https://www.eatingdisorderhope.com/information/body-image
Description:

Body image refers to how people see themselves. Distorted body image (also called negative body image) refers to an unrealistic view of how someone sees their body.  Like eating disorders, it is seen most commonly in women, but many men also suffer from the disorder.

You begin forming your perceptions of your body’s attractiveness, health, acceptability, and functionality in early childhood.  This body image continues to form as you age and receive feedback from peers, family members, coaches, etc.

Personality traits such as perfectionism and self-criticism can also influence the development of a negative internalized image of your body.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [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) 11 :
HE.2.4) Critique the influence of personal values and beliefs on individual health practices and behaviors.

[HE] HA (10-12) 3 :
HA.3.1) Gather information and interpret data for planning prevention activities.

a. Identify concerns, beliefs, and areas of misinformation among peers.

b. Design program goals based on addressing misinformation, beliefs, and concerns among peers.

c. Utilize a focus group to change their school climate.

[HE] WH (10-12) 7 :
WH.5.2) Examine barriers that hinder decision-making skills related to world health issues.

Examples: politics, religious beliefs, culture

Subject: Health Education (9 - 12)
Title: Project Implicit Health- Mental and Physical
URL: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/user/pih/pih/index.jsp
Description:

What are your automatic reactions when you think about anxiety, depression, alcohol, exercise, eating, or persons with mental illness?

At Project Implicit Health (PIH), you can measure your thoughts about mental and physical health that are difficult to consciously control. The tests require less than 15 minutes and you will receive feedback about your performance and learn more about your automatic thoughts.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (6) 21 :
6.7.2) Describe practices to avoid to reduce health risks to self and others.

Examples: smoking or vaping, drinking alcohol, using illegal drugs, texting while driving

[HE] (7) 2 :
7.1.2) Predict the risk of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: riding in the bed of a pick-up truck, biking without a helmet, riding without a seat belt

a. Give examples of dangers associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs.

[HE] (7) 10 :
7.2.5) Discuss how risky choices influence the likelihood of unhealthy behaviors, including tobacco use increasing the risk of using other drugs and peer pressure to consume alcohol.

[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) 23 :
HE.5.2) Develop a thoughtful decision-making process in health-related situations.

a. Predict the potential short-term and long-term impact of various alternatives on self and others.

b. Identify warning signs of suicide in self and others and discuss effective coping skills.

c. Demonstrate refusal skills and explain when to use them in high risk situations.

Examples: Saying no to sex, alcohol, and other drugs

[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] HA (10-12) 2 :
HA.2.1) Analyze how health risk behaviors in the local school and community are influenced by family, peers and other factors.

Examples: availability of alcohol and drugs; trends in adolescent sexual behavior; availability of fast food; access to fitness and recreational facilities.

[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.

Subject: Health Education (6 - 12)
Title: Project ALERT Core Lesson 1: Introduction to Project ALERT
URL: https://s3.amazonaws.com/project_alert/assets/0/940/pa_core_1%202021.pdf
Description:

This is the Project ALERT kick-off lesson. Activities 1 and 2 establish the tone and set the foundation for an open and supportive classroom environment. In Activity 3, students are motivated to want to resist pressure to use drugs by actively participating in small groups where they list and discuss the reasons why people do and do not use drugs. Comparisons between alcohol and marijuana (Activity 4) demonstrate the great similarity between the reasons for use and nonuse of marijuana and alcohol. The class discussion of the lists and the video "Let’s Talk About Marijuana" in Activity 5 allow for myths to be corrected and for additional information to be added.

This is a long lesson, so pacing is critical. While it is not essential that students know every reason for using or not using drugs, it is essential that wrong information be corrected from the lists.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (8) 2 :
8.1.2) Analyze how the environment, family history, personal behaviors, and health care can affect individual healthful living.

a. Describe ways to reduce or prevent injuries and illness in adolescents as it pertains to family history, personal behaviors, and health care.

[HE] (8) 5 :
8.1.5) Analyze family history to determine the effects of health conditions that may be chronic or acute diseases.

Examples: diabetes, high-cholesterol, high blood pressure, cancer, mental health issues

[HE] HED (9-12) 3 :
HE.1.3) Analyze how genetics and family history can impact personal health.

Examples: family history of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, or addictions

[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.

Subject: Health Education (8 - 12)
Title: Project SHARE Curriculum: Family Health History
URL: https://guides.hshsl.umaryland.edu/c.php?g=76220&p=530383
Description:

Through this Family Health History lesson, students will understand the value of having a family health history. Students will learn interview techniques to gather information about their own family health history. The goal is to help students assess their own risk factors and to make informed decisions



   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (6) 21 :
6.7.2) Describe practices to avoid to reduce health risks to self and others.

Examples: smoking or vaping, drinking alcohol, using illegal drugs, texting while driving

[HE] (7) 2 :
7.1.2) Predict the risk of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: riding in the bed of a pick-up truck, biking without a helmet, riding without a seat belt

a. Give examples of dangers associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs.

[HE] (7) 7 :
7.2.2) Explain how communities can affect personal health practices and behaviors.

Examples: public policies regarding water pollution, air quality, tobacco use

[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) 10 :
7.2.5) Discuss how risky choices influence the likelihood of unhealthy behaviors, including tobacco use increasing the risk of using other drugs and peer pressure to consume alcohol.

[HE] (8) 3 :
8.1.3) Create a plan for eliminating personal unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: inappropriate use of needles, tobacco use, physical inactivity, sexual contact, alcohol consumption, inadequate sleep

[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] (8) 17 :
8.5.2) Critique the positive and negative outcomes of a health-related decision.

Examples: positive -- keeping calendar to manage time, reading food labels, getting adequate sleep
negative -- tobacco use, eating disorders, drug 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) 23 :
HE.5.2) Develop a thoughtful decision-making process in health-related situations.

a. Predict the potential short-term and long-term impact of various alternatives on self and others.

b. Identify warning signs of suicide in self and others and discuss effective coping skills.

c. Demonstrate refusal skills and explain when to use them in high risk situations.

Examples: Saying no to sex, alcohol, and other drugs

[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] HA (10-12) 2 :
HA.2.1) Analyze how health risk behaviors in the local school and community are influenced by family, peers and other factors.

Examples: availability of alcohol and drugs; trends in adolescent sexual behavior; availability of fast food; access to fitness and recreational facilities.

[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.

Subject: Health Education (6 - 12)
Title: Project ALERT Core Lesson 2: Consequences of Cigarettes, Vaping, and Marijuana
URL: https://s3.amazonaws.com/project_alert/assets/0/944/pa_core_2%202021.pdf
Description:

Each day, America’s teenagers are bombarded with misleading messages about drugs. Glamorized by media and endorsed by peers, the consequences of drug use and experimentation are dangerously disguised, and often hidden altogether. The reality is that drug use can alter a teen’s life forever. That’s why every student should be given the tools to make a decision against using drugs - and the best place to give them those tools is your classroom.

This resource is lesson 2. To access videos and lesson materials go to: https://www.projectalert.com/account



   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (6) 21 :
6.7.2) Describe practices to avoid to reduce health risks to self and others.

Examples: smoking or vaping, drinking alcohol, using illegal drugs, texting while driving

[HE] (7) 2 :
7.1.2) Predict the risk of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: riding in the bed of a pick-up truck, biking without a helmet, riding without a seat belt

a. Give examples of dangers associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs.

[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) 10 :
7.2.5) Discuss how risky choices influence the likelihood of unhealthy behaviors, including tobacco use increasing the risk of using other drugs and peer pressure to consume alcohol.

[HE] (8) 3 :
8.1.3) Create a plan for eliminating personal unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: inappropriate use of needles, tobacco use, physical inactivity, sexual contact, alcohol consumption, inadequate sleep

[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] (8) 17 :
8.5.2) Critique the positive and negative outcomes of a health-related decision.

Examples: positive -- keeping calendar to manage time, reading food labels, getting adequate sleep
negative -- tobacco use, eating disorders, drug 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] HED (9-12) 12 :
HE.2.5) Analyze how some health risk behaviors can influence the likelihood of engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: assessing the effects of driving under the influence, drinking alcohol which can lead to poor choices such as sexual behavior, poor nutrition, sedentary lifestyle

[HE] HED (9-12) 23 :
HE.5.2) Develop a thoughtful decision-making process in health-related situations.

a. Predict the potential short-term and long-term impact of various alternatives on self and others.

b. Identify warning signs of suicide in self and others and discuss effective coping skills.

c. Demonstrate refusal skills and explain when to use them in high risk situations.

Examples: Saying no to sex, alcohol, and other drugs

[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) 32 :
HE.8.3) Work cooperatively as an advocate for improving personal and community health.

Examples: student-led events, community fundraisers, national events, signing a pledge to abstain from alcohol

[HE] HA (10-12) 2 :
HA.2.1) Analyze how health risk behaviors in the local school and community are influenced by family, peers and other factors.

Examples: availability of alcohol and drugs; trends in adolescent sexual behavior; availability of fast food; access to fitness and recreational facilities.

[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.

Subject: Health Education (6 - 12)
Title: Project ALERT Core Lesson 3: Drinking Consequences and Alternatives
URL: https://s3.amazonaws.com/project_alert/assets/0/947/pa_core_3%202021.pdf
Description:

Each day, America’s teenagers are bombarded with misleading messages about drugs. Glamorized by media and endorsed by peers, the consequences of drug use and experimentation are dangerously disguised, and often hidden altogether. The reality is that drug use can alter a teen’s life forever. That’s why every student should be given the tools to make a decision against using drugs - and the best place to give them those tools is your classroom.

This resource is lesson 3. 



   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (6) 21 :
6.7.2) Describe practices to avoid to reduce health risks to self and others.

Examples: smoking or vaping, drinking alcohol, using illegal drugs, texting while driving

[HE] (7) 2 :
7.1.2) Predict the risk of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: riding in the bed of a pick-up truck, biking without a helmet, riding without a seat belt

a. Give examples of dangers associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs.

[HE] (7) 7 :
7.2.2) Explain how communities can affect personal health practices and behaviors.

Examples: public policies regarding water pollution, air quality, tobacco use

[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) 10 :
7.2.5) Discuss how risky choices influence the likelihood of unhealthy behaviors, including tobacco use increasing the risk of using other drugs and peer pressure to consume alcohol.

[HE] (8) 3 :
8.1.3) Create a plan for eliminating personal unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: inappropriate use of needles, tobacco use, physical inactivity, sexual contact, alcohol consumption, inadequate sleep

[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] (8) 17 :
8.5.2) Critique the positive and negative outcomes of a health-related decision.

Examples: positive -- keeping calendar to manage time, reading food labels, getting adequate sleep
negative -- tobacco use, eating disorders, drug 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) 23 :
HE.5.2) Develop a thoughtful decision-making process in health-related situations.

a. Predict the potential short-term and long-term impact of various alternatives on self and others.

b. Identify warning signs of suicide in self and others and discuss effective coping skills.

c. Demonstrate refusal skills and explain when to use them in high risk situations.

Examples: Saying no to sex, alcohol, and other drugs

[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] HA (10-12) 2 :
HA.2.1) Analyze how health risk behaviors in the local school and community are influenced by family, peers and other factors.

Examples: availability of alcohol and drugs; trends in adolescent sexual behavior; availability of fast food; access to fitness and recreational facilities.

[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.

Subject: Health Education (6 - 12)
Title: Project ALERT Core Lesson 5: Social Pressures to Use Drugs
URL: https://s3.amazonaws.com/project_alert/assets/0/949/pa_core_5%202021.pdf
Description:

Each day, America’s teenagers are bombarded with misleading messages about drugs. Glamorized by media and endorsed by peers, the consequences of drug use and experimentation are dangerously disguised, and often hidden altogether. The reality is that drug use can alter a teen’s life forever. That’s why every student should be given the tools to make a decision against using drugs - and the best place to give them those tools is your classroom.

This resource is lesson 5. To access videos and lesson materials: https://www.projectalert.com/account



   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (6) 21 :
6.7.2) Describe practices to avoid to reduce health risks to self and others.

Examples: smoking or vaping, drinking alcohol, using illegal drugs, texting while driving

[HE] (7) 2 :
7.1.2) Predict the risk of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: riding in the bed of a pick-up truck, biking without a helmet, riding without a seat belt

a. Give examples of dangers associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs.

[HE] (7) 7 :
7.2.2) Explain how communities can affect personal health practices and behaviors.

Examples: public policies regarding water pollution, air quality, tobacco use

[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) 10 :
7.2.5) Discuss how risky choices influence the likelihood of unhealthy behaviors, including tobacco use increasing the risk of using other drugs and peer pressure to consume alcohol.

[HE] (8) 3 :
8.1.3) Create a plan for eliminating personal unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: inappropriate use of needles, tobacco use, physical inactivity, sexual contact, alcohol consumption, inadequate sleep

[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] (8) 17 :
8.5.2) Critique the positive and negative outcomes of a health-related decision.

Examples: positive -- keeping calendar to manage time, reading food labels, getting adequate sleep
negative -- tobacco use, eating disorders, drug 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) 23 :
HE.5.2) Develop a thoughtful decision-making process in health-related situations.

a. Predict the potential short-term and long-term impact of various alternatives on self and others.

b. Identify warning signs of suicide in self and others and discuss effective coping skills.

c. Demonstrate refusal skills and explain when to use them in high risk situations.

Examples: Saying no to sex, alcohol, and other drugs

[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] HA (10-12) 2 :
HA.2.1) Analyze how health risk behaviors in the local school and community are influenced by family, peers and other factors.

Examples: availability of alcohol and drugs; trends in adolescent sexual behavior; availability of fast food; access to fitness and recreational facilities.

[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.

Subject: Health Education (6 - 12)
Title: Project ALERT Core Lesson 6: Resisting Internal and External Pressures to Use Drugs
URL: https://s3.amazonaws.com/project_alert/assets/0/950/pa_core_6%202021.pdf
Description:

Each day, America’s teenagers are bombarded with misleading messages about drugs. Glamorized by media and endorsed by peers, the consequences of drug use and experimentation are dangerously disguised, and often hidden altogether. The reality is that drug use can alter a teen’s life forever. That’s why every student should be given the tools to make a decision against using drugs - and the best place to give them those tools is your classroom.

This resource is lesson 6. To access videos and lesson materials: https://www.projectalert.com/account



   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (6) 21 :
6.7.2) Describe practices to avoid to reduce health risks to self and others.

Examples: smoking or vaping, drinking alcohol, using illegal drugs, texting while driving

[HE] (7) 2 :
7.1.2) Predict the risk of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: riding in the bed of a pick-up truck, biking without a helmet, riding without a seat belt

a. Give examples of dangers associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs.

[HE] (7) 7 :
7.2.2) Explain how communities can affect personal health practices and behaviors.

Examples: public policies regarding water pollution, air quality, tobacco use

[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) 10 :
7.2.5) Discuss how risky choices influence the likelihood of unhealthy behaviors, including tobacco use increasing the risk of using other drugs and peer pressure to consume alcohol.

[HE] (8) 3 :
8.1.3) Create a plan for eliminating personal unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: inappropriate use of needles, tobacco use, physical inactivity, sexual contact, alcohol consumption, inadequate sleep

[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] (8) 17 :
8.5.2) Critique the positive and negative outcomes of a health-related decision.

Examples: positive -- keeping calendar to manage time, reading food labels, getting adequate sleep
negative -- tobacco use, eating disorders, drug 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) 23 :
HE.5.2) Develop a thoughtful decision-making process in health-related situations.

a. Predict the potential short-term and long-term impact of various alternatives on self and others.

b. Identify warning signs of suicide in self and others and discuss effective coping skills.

c. Demonstrate refusal skills and explain when to use them in high risk situations.

Examples: Saying no to sex, alcohol, and other drugs

[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] HA (10-12) 2 :
HA.2.1) Analyze how health risk behaviors in the local school and community are influenced by family, peers and other factors.

Examples: availability of alcohol and drugs; trends in adolescent sexual behavior; availability of fast food; access to fitness and recreational facilities.

[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.

Subject: Health Education (6 - 12)
Title: Project ALERT Core Lesson 7: Practicing Resistance Skills
URL: https://s3.amazonaws.com/project_alert/assets/0/951/pa_core_7%202021.pdf
Description:

Each day, America’s teenagers are bombarded with misleading messages about drugs. Glamorized by media and endorsed by peers, the consequences of drug use and experimentation are dangerously disguised, and often hidden altogether. The reality is that drug use can alter a teen’s life forever. That’s why every student should be given the tools to make a decision against using drugs - and the best place to give them those tools is your classroom.

This resource is lesson 7.  To access video resources and lesson materials: https://www.projectalert.com/account



   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (6) 21 :
6.7.2) Describe practices to avoid to reduce health risks to self and others.

Examples: smoking or vaping, drinking alcohol, using illegal drugs, texting while driving

[HE] (7) 2 :
7.1.2) Predict the risk of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: riding in the bed of a pick-up truck, biking without a helmet, riding without a seat belt

a. Give examples of dangers associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs.

[HE] (7) 10 :
7.2.5) Discuss how risky choices influence the likelihood of unhealthy behaviors, including tobacco use increasing the risk of using other drugs and peer pressure to consume alcohol.

[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) 23 :
HE.5.2) Develop a thoughtful decision-making process in health-related situations.

a. Predict the potential short-term and long-term impact of various alternatives on self and others.

b. Identify warning signs of suicide in self and others and discuss effective coping skills.

c. Demonstrate refusal skills and explain when to use them in high risk situations.

Examples: Saying no to sex, alcohol, and other drugs

[HE] HA (10-12) 2 :
HA.2.1) Analyze how health risk behaviors in the local school and community are influenced by family, peers and other factors.

Examples: availability of alcohol and drugs; trends in adolescent sexual behavior; availability of fast food; access to fitness and recreational facilities.

[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.

Subject: Health Education (6 - 12)
Title: Project ALERT Core Lesson 8: Prescription Opioids and Heroin
URL: https://s3.amazonaws.com/project_alert/assets/0/993/ProjectALERT_CoreLesson%208%20010321.pdf
Description:

Each day, America’s teenagers are bombarded with misleading messages about drugs. Glamorized by media and endorsed by peers, the consequences of drug use and experimentation are dangerously disguised, and often hidden altogether. The reality is that drug use can alter a teen’s life forever. That’s why every student should be given the tools to make a decision against using drugs - and the best place to give them those tools is your classroom.

This resource is lesson 8.  To access video resources and lesson resources: https://www.projectalert.com/account



   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (6) 21 :
6.7.2) Describe practices to avoid to reduce health risks to self and others.

Examples: smoking or vaping, drinking alcohol, using illegal drugs, texting while driving

[HE] (7) 2 :
7.1.2) Predict the risk of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: riding in the bed of a pick-up truck, biking without a helmet, riding without a seat belt

a. Give examples of dangers associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs.

[HE] (7) 7 :
7.2.2) Explain how communities can affect personal health practices and behaviors.

Examples: public policies regarding water pollution, air quality, tobacco use

[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) 10 :
7.2.5) Discuss how risky choices influence the likelihood of unhealthy behaviors, including tobacco use increasing the risk of using other drugs and peer pressure to consume alcohol.

[HE] (8) 3 :
8.1.3) Create a plan for eliminating personal unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: inappropriate use of needles, tobacco use, physical inactivity, sexual contact, alcohol consumption, inadequate sleep

[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] (8) 17 :
8.5.2) Critique the positive and negative outcomes of a health-related decision.

Examples: positive -- keeping calendar to manage time, reading food labels, getting adequate sleep
negative -- tobacco use, eating disorders, drug 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) 23 :
HE.5.2) Develop a thoughtful decision-making process in health-related situations.

a. Predict the potential short-term and long-term impact of various alternatives on self and others.

b. Identify warning signs of suicide in self and others and discuss effective coping skills.

c. Demonstrate refusal skills and explain when to use them in high risk situations.

Examples: Saying no to sex, alcohol, and other drugs

[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] HA (10-12) 2 :
HA.2.1) Analyze how health risk behaviors in the local school and community are influenced by family, peers and other factors.

Examples: availability of alcohol and drugs; trends in adolescent sexual behavior; availability of fast food; access to fitness and recreational facilities.

[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.

Subject: Health Education (6 - 12)
Title: Project ALERT Core Lesson 9: Review and Practice Resistance Techniques
URL: https://s3.amazonaws.com/project_alert/assets/0/952/pa_core_9%202021.pdf
Description:

Each day, America’s teenagers are bombarded with misleading messages about drugs. Glamorized by media and endorsed by peers, the consequences of drug use and experimentation are dangerously disguised, and often hidden altogether. The reality is that drug use can alter a teen’s life forever. That’s why every student should be given the tools to make a decision against using drugs - and the best place to give them those tools is your classroom.

This resource is lesson 9.  To access video resources and lesson materials: https://www.projectalert.com/account



   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (6) 21 :
6.7.2) Describe practices to avoid to reduce health risks to self and others.

Examples: smoking or vaping, drinking alcohol, using illegal drugs, texting while driving

[HE] (7) 2 :
7.1.2) Predict the risk of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: riding in the bed of a pick-up truck, biking without a helmet, riding without a seat belt

a. Give examples of dangers associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs.

[HE] (7) 10 :
7.2.5) Discuss how risky choices influence the likelihood of unhealthy behaviors, including tobacco use increasing the risk of using other drugs and peer pressure to consume alcohol.

[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) 23 :
HE.5.2) Develop a thoughtful decision-making process in health-related situations.

a. Predict the potential short-term and long-term impact of various alternatives on self and others.

b. Identify warning signs of suicide in self and others and discuss effective coping skills.

c. Demonstrate refusal skills and explain when to use them in high risk situations.

Examples: Saying no to sex, alcohol, and other drugs

[HE] HA (10-12) 2 :
HA.2.1) Analyze how health risk behaviors in the local school and community are influenced by family, peers and other factors.

Examples: availability of alcohol and drugs; trends in adolescent sexual behavior; availability of fast food; access to fitness and recreational facilities.

[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.

Subject: Health Education (6 - 12)
Title: Stats & Trends in Teen Drug Use with Interactive Chart
URL: https://teens.drugabuse.gov/teachers/stats-trends-teen-drug-use
Description:

Each year, NIDA-funded researchers at the University of Michigan survey students in 8th, 10th, and 12th grades on their behaviors and attitudes about substance use. The survey results are released the same year the data are collected. These are the results. 



   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (6) 21 :
6.7.2) Describe practices to avoid to reduce health risks to self and others.

Examples: smoking or vaping, drinking alcohol, using illegal drugs, texting while driving

[HE] (7) 2 :
7.1.2) Predict the risk of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: riding in the bed of a pick-up truck, biking without a helmet, riding without a seat belt

a. Give examples of dangers associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs.

[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) 10 :
7.2.5) Discuss how risky choices influence the likelihood of unhealthy behaviors, including tobacco use increasing the risk of using other drugs and peer pressure to consume alcohol.

[HE] (8) 3 :
8.1.3) Create a plan for eliminating personal unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: inappropriate use of needles, tobacco use, physical inactivity, sexual contact, alcohol consumption, inadequate sleep

[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) 12 :
HE.2.5) Analyze how some health risk behaviors can influence the likelihood of engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: assessing the effects of driving under the influence, drinking alcohol which can lead to poor choices such as sexual behavior, poor nutrition, sedentary lifestyle

[HE] HED (9-12) 23 :
HE.5.2) Develop a thoughtful decision-making process in health-related situations.

a. Predict the potential short-term and long-term impact of various alternatives on self and others.

b. Identify warning signs of suicide in self and others and discuss effective coping skills.

c. Demonstrate refusal skills and explain when to use them in high risk situations.

Examples: Saying no to sex, alcohol, and other drugs

[HE] HED (9-12) 32 :
HE.8.3) Work cooperatively as an advocate for improving personal and community health.

Examples: student-led events, community fundraisers, national events, signing a pledge to abstain from alcohol

[HE] HA (10-12) 2 :
HA.2.1) Analyze how health risk behaviors in the local school and community are influenced by family, peers and other factors.

Examples: availability of alcohol and drugs; trends in adolescent sexual behavior; availability of fast food; access to fitness and recreational facilities.

[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.

Subject: Health Education (6 - 12)
Title: What Is Alcohol Use Disorder?
URL: https://teens.drugabuse.gov/drug-facts/alcohol
Description:

Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) is a chronic relapsing brain disorder characterized by an impaired ability to stop or control alcohol use despite adverse social, occupational, or health consequences. AUD ranges from mild to severe. Underage drinking is drinking alcohol before a person turns age 21, which is the minimum legal drinking age in the United States. Underage drinking is a serious problem, as you may have seen from your friends or your own experiences. Alcohol is the most commonly used substance of use among young people in America, and drinking when you’re underage puts your health and safety at risk.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (6) 21 :
6.7.2) Describe practices to avoid to reduce health risks to self and others.

Examples: smoking or vaping, drinking alcohol, using illegal drugs, texting while driving

[HE] (7) 2 :
7.1.2) Predict the risk of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: riding in the bed of a pick-up truck, biking without a helmet, riding without a seat belt

a. Give examples of dangers associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs.

[HE] (7) 10 :
7.2.5) Discuss how risky choices influence the likelihood of unhealthy behaviors, including tobacco use increasing the risk of using other drugs and peer pressure to consume alcohol.

[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) 18 :
HE.4.1) Describe skills for communicating effectively with family, peers, and others to enhance health.

Examples: active listening, friendliness, confidence, positive feedback, empathy, respect, understanding nonverbal cues, responsiveness

Subject: Health Education (6 - 12)
Title: What Is Methamphetamine (Meth)?
URL: https://teens.drugabuse.gov/drug-facts/methamphetamine-meth#topic-5
Description:

Methamphetamine—known as “meth”— is a laboratory-made, white, bitter-tasting powder. Sometimes it's made into a white pill or a shiny, white, or clear rock called crystal. Methamphetamine use can quickly lead to addiction. That’s when people seek out the drug over and over, even after they want to stop and even after it has caused damage to their health and other parts of their life.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (6) 21 :
6.7.2) Describe practices to avoid to reduce health risks to self and others.

Examples: smoking or vaping, drinking alcohol, using illegal drugs, texting while driving

[HE] (7) 2 :
7.1.2) Predict the risk of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: riding in the bed of a pick-up truck, biking without a helmet, riding without a seat belt

a. Give examples of dangers associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs.

[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) 10 :
7.2.5) Discuss how risky choices influence the likelihood of unhealthy behaviors, including tobacco use increasing the risk of using other drugs and peer pressure to consume alcohol.

[HE] (8) 3 :
8.1.3) Create a plan for eliminating personal unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: inappropriate use of needles, tobacco use, physical inactivity, sexual contact, alcohol consumption, inadequate sleep

[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) 12 :
HE.2.5) Analyze how some health risk behaviors can influence the likelihood of engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: assessing the effects of driving under the influence, drinking alcohol which can lead to poor choices such as sexual behavior, poor nutrition, sedentary lifestyle

[HE] HED (9-12) 23 :
HE.5.2) Develop a thoughtful decision-making process in health-related situations.

a. Predict the potential short-term and long-term impact of various alternatives on self and others.

b. Identify warning signs of suicide in self and others and discuss effective coping skills.

c. Demonstrate refusal skills and explain when to use them in high risk situations.

Examples: Saying no to sex, alcohol, and other drugs

[HE] HED (9-12) 32 :
HE.8.3) Work cooperatively as an advocate for improving personal and community health.

Examples: student-led events, community fundraisers, national events, signing a pledge to abstain from alcohol

[HE] HA (10-12) 2 :
HA.2.1) Analyze how health risk behaviors in the local school and community are influenced by family, peers and other factors.

Examples: availability of alcohol and drugs; trends in adolescent sexual behavior; availability of fast food; access to fitness and recreational facilities.

[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.

Subject: Health Education (6 - 12)
Title: Drug Facts Challenge!
URL: https://teens.drugabuse.gov/teens/games/drug-facts-challenge
Description:

A Jeopardy-style game of drug facts.

Drug Facts Challenge! is a Jeopardy-style game based on scientific findings developed by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). The questions and answers are based on the NIDA for Teens Drug Facts pages. 

Play as a group or have students play individually. Allow time for teens to review the NIDA for Teens Drug Facts prior to playing. You can print out or have teens access the pages online. Another option is to display each of the Drug Facts on a large screen, allowing teens ample time to read and discuss. Then, use the same large screen to display and play the Drug Facts Challenge! game.


   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (7) 2 :
7.1.2) Predict the risk of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: riding in the bed of a pick-up truck, biking without a helmet, riding without a seat belt

a. Give examples of dangers associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs.

[HE] (7) 10 :
7.2.5) Discuss how risky choices influence the likelihood of unhealthy behaviors, including tobacco use increasing the risk of using other drugs and peer pressure to consume alcohol.

[HE] (8) 17 :
8.5.2) Critique the positive and negative outcomes of a health-related decision.

Examples: positive -- keeping calendar to manage time, reading food labels, getting adequate sleep
negative -- tobacco use, eating disorders, drug 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] HED (9-12) 23 :
HE.5.2) Develop a thoughtful decision-making process in health-related situations.

a. Predict the potential short-term and long-term impact of various alternatives on self and others.

b. Identify warning signs of suicide in self and others and discuss effective coping skills.

c. Demonstrate refusal skills and explain when to use them in high risk situations.

Examples: Saying no to sex, alcohol, and other drugs

[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] HA (10-12) 2 :
HA.2.1) Analyze how health risk behaviors in the local school and community are influenced by family, peers and other factors.

Examples: availability of alcohol and drugs; trends in adolescent sexual behavior; availability of fast food; access to fitness and recreational facilities.

[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.

Subject: Health Education (7 - 12)
Title: Mind Matters Series
URL: https://teens.drugabuse.gov/teachers/mind-matters
Description:

The Mind Matters series is a valued resource for tens of thousands of teachers. Each booklet is devoted to a specific drug or drug group. Hard copies of the booklets in English can be ordered for free, and both English and Spanish booklets are available online as printable PDFs. The accompanying Teacher’s Guide, which includes background information and activities to enhance students’ learning, is available online in a printable PDF format.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (6) 21 :
6.7.2) Describe practices to avoid to reduce health risks to self and others.

Examples: smoking or vaping, drinking alcohol, using illegal drugs, texting while driving

[HE] (7) 2 :
7.1.2) Predict the risk of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: riding in the bed of a pick-up truck, biking without a helmet, riding without a seat belt

a. Give examples of dangers associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs.

[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) 10 :
7.2.5) Discuss how risky choices influence the likelihood of unhealthy behaviors, including tobacco use increasing the risk of using other drugs and peer pressure to consume alcohol.

[HE] (8) 3 :
8.1.3) Create a plan for eliminating personal unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: inappropriate use of needles, tobacco use, physical inactivity, sexual contact, alcohol consumption, inadequate sleep

[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) 12 :
HE.2.5) Analyze how some health risk behaviors can influence the likelihood of engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: assessing the effects of driving under the influence, drinking alcohol which can lead to poor choices such as sexual behavior, poor nutrition, sedentary lifestyle

[HE] HED (9-12) 23 :
HE.5.2) Develop a thoughtful decision-making process in health-related situations.

a. Predict the potential short-term and long-term impact of various alternatives on self and others.

b. Identify warning signs of suicide in self and others and discuss effective coping skills.

c. Demonstrate refusal skills and explain when to use them in high risk situations.

Examples: Saying no to sex, alcohol, and other drugs

[HE] HA (10-12) 2 :
HA.2.1) Analyze how health risk behaviors in the local school and community are influenced by family, peers and other factors.

Examples: availability of alcohol and drugs; trends in adolescent sexual behavior; availability of fast food; access to fitness and recreational facilities.

[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.

Subject: Health Education (6 - 12)
Title: Drugs of Abuse
URL: https://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/addiction/abuse/
Description:

This resource is a collection of animated videos that discuss the effects on the brain and body when using specific types of drugs. 



   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (7) 2 :
7.1.2) Predict the risk of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: riding in the bed of a pick-up truck, biking without a helmet, riding without a seat belt

a. Give examples of dangers associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs.

[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) 10 :
7.2.5) Discuss how risky choices influence the likelihood of unhealthy behaviors, including tobacco use increasing the risk of using other drugs and peer pressure to consume alcohol.

[HE] (8) 3 :
8.1.3) Create a plan for eliminating personal unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: inappropriate use of needles, tobacco use, physical inactivity, sexual contact, alcohol consumption, inadequate sleep

[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) 12 :
HE.2.5) Analyze how some health risk behaviors can influence the likelihood of engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: assessing the effects of driving under the influence, drinking alcohol which can lead to poor choices such as sexual behavior, poor nutrition, sedentary lifestyle

[HE] HED (9-12) 23 :
HE.5.2) Develop a thoughtful decision-making process in health-related situations.

a. Predict the potential short-term and long-term impact of various alternatives on self and others.

b. Identify warning signs of suicide in self and others and discuss effective coping skills.

c. Demonstrate refusal skills and explain when to use them in high risk situations.

Examples: Saying no to sex, alcohol, and other drugs

[HE] HED (9-12) 32 :
HE.8.3) Work cooperatively as an advocate for improving personal and community health.

Examples: student-led events, community fundraisers, national events, signing a pledge to abstain from alcohol

Subject: Health Education (7 - 12)
Title: A Perspective on Surveying Student Attitudes and Behavior
URL: https://www.projectalert.com/teacher_tools/assessment-tools
Description:

The following survey contains questions regarding whether or not students have ever used various drugs, their current use patterns, and their attitudes and beliefs about drugs. If the survey is carefully administered and if students really feel assured of anonymity and confidentiality, you will get a good picture of the extent of drug use among young people in your school or community. 



   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (6) 21 :
6.7.2) Describe practices to avoid to reduce health risks to self and others.

Examples: smoking or vaping, drinking alcohol, using illegal drugs, texting while driving

[HE] (7) 2 :
7.1.2) Predict the risk of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: riding in the bed of a pick-up truck, biking without a helmet, riding without a seat belt

a. Give examples of dangers associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs.

[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) 10 :
7.2.5) Discuss how risky choices influence the likelihood of unhealthy behaviors, including tobacco use increasing the risk of using other drugs and peer pressure to consume alcohol.

[HE] (8) 3 :
8.1.3) Create a plan for eliminating personal unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: inappropriate use of needles, tobacco use, physical inactivity, sexual contact, alcohol consumption, inadequate sleep

[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) 12 :
HE.2.5) Analyze how some health risk behaviors can influence the likelihood of engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: assessing the effects of driving under the influence, drinking alcohol which can lead to poor choices such as sexual behavior, poor nutrition, sedentary lifestyle

[HE] HED (9-12) 23 :
HE.5.2) Develop a thoughtful decision-making process in health-related situations.

a. Predict the potential short-term and long-term impact of various alternatives on self and others.

b. Identify warning signs of suicide in self and others and discuss effective coping skills.

c. Demonstrate refusal skills and explain when to use them in high risk situations.

Examples: Saying no to sex, alcohol, and other drugs

[HE] HED (9-12) 32 :
HE.8.3) Work cooperatively as an advocate for improving personal and community health.

Examples: student-led events, community fundraisers, national events, signing a pledge to abstain from alcohol

[HE] HA (10-12) 2 :
HA.2.1) Analyze how health risk behaviors in the local school and community are influenced by family, peers and other factors.

Examples: availability of alcohol and drugs; trends in adolescent sexual behavior; availability of fast food; access to fitness and recreational facilities.

[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.

Subject: Health Education (6 - 12)
Title: Project ALERT Knowledge Assessment Tool
URL: https://s3.amazonaws.com/project_alert/assets/0/685/Project%20ALERT%20Knowledge%20Assessment%20Tool%202016.pdf
Description:

This resource is a test bank of assessment items in True/False, Multiple Choice, and Short Answer formats that are provided for each of the Project ALERT Core (Lessons 1-11). You can choose from these items to create lesson-based assessments, a Project ALERT unit test, and/or for part of a course exam that may include an assessment of the students' success using the Project ALERT curriculum.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (7) 10 :
7.2.5) Discuss how risky choices influence the likelihood of unhealthy behaviors, including tobacco use increasing the risk of using other drugs and peer pressure to consume alcohol.

[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.

Subject: Health Education (7 - 12)
Title: Tips for Teens: The Truth About Opioids
URL: https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Tips-for-Teens-The-Truth-About-Opioids/PEP19-08
Description:

This fact sheet for teens provides facts about opioids. It describes short- and long-term effects and lists signs of opioid use. The fact sheet helps to dispel common myths about opioids. This is a free download and could be displayed in the classroom or used for class discussion. 



   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (7) 14 :
7.4.2) Model refusal skills that avoid or reduce health risks.

Examples: role playing how to effectively handle bullying, harassment, and peer pressure situations

[HE] (8) 14 :
8.4.2) Demonstrate negotiation skills which help resolve conflict in bullying situations.

[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] 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.

Subject: Health Education (7 - 12)
Title: Cyberbullying Research Center: Educators
URL: https://cyberbullying.org/resources/educators
Description:

This is a library of downloadable resources focused on the topic of cyberbullying. These resources are in PDF format and are easily downloadable. These resources are geared towards educators. 



   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (7) 14 :
7.4.2) Model refusal skills that avoid or reduce health risks.

Examples: role playing how to effectively handle bullying, harassment, and peer pressure situations

[HE] (8) 14 :
8.4.2) Demonstrate negotiation skills which help resolve conflict in bullying situations.

[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

Subject: Health Education (7 - 12)
Title: Positive Peer Pressure to Help Stop Bullying
URL: https://thehealthteacher.com/cyberbullying-positive-prevention/
Description:

Rather than take the anti-bullying angle, this project has students use a medium of their choice to encourage and support others via positive prevention methods. This resource includes links to videos, articles, and other learning activities. 



   View Standards     Standard(s): [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.

Subject: Health Education (8 - 12)
Title: Plugged In
URL: https://yalebooks.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Media/9780300228090_UPDF.pdf
Description:

In the past decades, a dazzling number of studies have investigated the effects of old and new media on children and teens. These studies have greatly improved our understanding of why youth are so massively attracted to media. And they have also shown how children and teens can be affected by media, in positive and negative ways. Plugged In provides insight into the most important issues and debates regarding media, children, and teens.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [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.

Subject: Health Education (7 - 12)
Title: Smoking Prevention Campaign
URL: http://www.pbs.org/inthemix/educators/lessons/smoking2/index.html
Description:

Students will combine a study of facts regarding tobacco with a survey of their peers' attitudes and experiences to create a schoolwide smoking prevention campaign. The objective is to understand facts about smoking and use those facts to impact the entire school population.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [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.

Subject: Health Education (9 - 12)
Title: Young People in Alabama
URL: https://advocatesforyouth.org/resources/fact-sheets/young-people-in-alabama/
Description:

This resource is informational material from the website Advocates for Youth. Young people in Alabama are at serious risk for unintended pregnancy, HIV, and STIs. The youth of color and LGBT youth are at even higher risk for negative sexual health outcomes. The resource provides health facts for adolescents in the state of Alabama. The statistics could help analyze the influence of external factors on health beliefs and behaviors.

The website also provides other resources to further enrich your lesson plan.

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [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.

Subject: Health Education (9 - 12)
Title: Tobacco, Advertising, and Cancer: Media Literacy Activities
URL: https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/9b13ac65-b2cc-465b-948b-70ff04dffc9c/tobacco-advertising-and-cancer-media-literacy-activities-cancer-the-emperor-of-all-maladies/
Description:

Media can be a powerful force in shaping perceptions about products and our own consumption habits. During the early to mid 20th Century, cigarette advertising was pervasive and the use of it was high. In the 1970s, a wave of anti-smoking advertising was released which ultimately changed the public’s perception and use of tobacco. The media encouraged people to smoke and when scientists proved that smoking was harmful to the media, in turn, encouraged people to stop. In viewing these three clips from Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, students will understand how media can influence the habits and attitudes of an audience.

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [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) 23 :
HE.5.2) Develop a thoughtful decision-making process in health-related situations.

a. Predict the potential short-term and long-term impact of various alternatives on self and others.

b. Identify warning signs of suicide in self and others and discuss effective coping skills.

c. Demonstrate refusal skills and explain when to use them in high risk situations.

Examples: Saying no to sex, alcohol, and other drugs

Subject: Health Education (9 - 12)
Title: Prescription Drug Safety
URL: https://everfi.com/offerings/listing/prescription-drug-safety/
Description:

Prescription Drug Safety is an innovative digital course that focuses on high school students, arming them with the knowledge and tools to make healthy, informed decisions. By empowering students with substance abuse prevention education at an early age, we can help the next generation stop opioid abuse.

Through interactive scenarios and self-guided activities, students learn about a range of topics, including the science of addiction, how to properly use and dispose of prescription drugs, and how to intervene when faced with a situation involving drug misuse. 

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [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) 12 :
HE.2.5) Analyze how some health risk behaviors can influence the likelihood of engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: assessing the effects of driving under the influence, drinking alcohol which can lead to poor choices such as sexual behavior, poor nutrition, sedentary lifestyle

[HE] HED (9-12) 16 :
HE.3.4) Explain current laws related to underage drinking, distracted driving, and driving under the influence.

Subject: Health Education (9 - 12)
Title: Prevent Drinking in High School
URL: https://everfi.com/offerings/listing/alcoholedu-high-school/
Description:

Drinking in high school doesn’t just put students at risk; it threatens the ability of schools to achieve their educational objectives. AlcoholEdu® for High School takes a public health approach to alcohol education in schools, incorporating evidence-based prevention methods to create meaningful results.

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [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.

Subject: Health Education (9 - 12)
Title: Body Dysmorphic Disorder
URL: https://kidshealth.org/en/teens/body-image-problem.html?WT.ac=ctg#catbody-basics
Description:

Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) causes people to believe that parts of their body look ugly. People with BDD spend hours focused on what they think is wrong with their looks. Many times a day, they do things to check, fix, cover up, or ask others about their looks. They focus on flaws that seem minor to others.

This can be tied directly to a unit on self-esteem and/or eating disorders.

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [HE] (6) 8 :
6.2.3) Investigate how messages from media influence health behaviors.

Examples: social media, fast food advertisements, editing photos to enhance physical appearance

[HE] (7) 8 :
7.2.3) Describe how the media can send mixed messages about health.

Examples: advertisements concerning tobacco, alcohol, and nutrition

[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.

Subject: Health Education (6 - 12)
Title: Body Image and Media
URL: https://www.cdc.gov/bam/teachers/body-image-ads.html
Description:

Students take a quick oral quiz on television, advertising, and body image. Then they use an “Ad Decoder” (critical questions) to examine advertisements that are aimed at them. They also discuss how messages about body image can affect health.

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [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) 26 :
HE.5.5) Recommend personal strategies to avoid violence or criminal activities.

Subject: Health Education (9 - 12)
Title: The Path to Violence
URL: https://thinktv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/9c5fbe43-476f-4ff1-86f3-f555aa49fba0/the-path-to-violence-school-violence/
Description:

This video describes the behavior patterns of school violence incidences. Interviews with violent offenders reveal school culture and peer influence as strong influences of their behavior. Recognition and warning signs of violent behavior pattern influences are described. In addition to examining the influences of behavior patterns of students considering violent attacks, this video recommends strategies to avoid violent or criminal activities in schools.

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [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) 13 :
HE.3.1) Evaluate the accessibility and validity of health information, products, and services.

Example: determining the credibility of resources both online and offline

[HE] HED (9-12) 16 :
HE.3.4) Explain current laws related to underage drinking, distracted driving, and driving under the influence.

[HE] HED (9-12) 22 :
HE.5.1) Examine barriers that can hinder healthy decision-making.

Examples: peer pressure, cultural pressures, socio-economic status

[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

Subject: Health Education (9 - 12)
Title: Drunk News or Fake News
URL: https://www.pecentral.org/LessonIdeas/ViewLesson.asp?ID=133667#.XP5mufU1uUk
Description:

This activity is designed to open students' eyes to the consequences of binge drinking and bad choices. A secondary purpose is to have students use critical thinking skills to try to determine if the information given to them is credible.

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [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

Subject: Health Education (9 - 12)
Title: Bad Behavior Online
URL: https://thinktv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/8b2f9e45-dccb-475e-8b3c-845c96f25d21/bad-behavior-online-bullying-trolling-free-speech/
Description:

This classroom resource is a video from PBS LearningMedia about using bad behavior online.  In this video, students learn about bullying, trolling, and free speech on the internet. The internet is a powerful tool for communication, but it can sometimes be a double-edged sword. The internet can bring out the worst behavior in people, highlighting some of the cruelest and most hurtful aspects of humanity. Issues such as bullying online and trolling have garnered a lot of attention recently, prompting questions about who does and should, regulate the internet, and what free speech means online.

 

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [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) 23 :
HE.5.2) Develop a thoughtful decision-making process in health-related situations.

a. Predict the potential short-term and long-term impact of various alternatives on self and others.

b. Identify warning signs of suicide in self and others and discuss effective coping skills.

c. Demonstrate refusal skills and explain when to use them in high risk situations.

Examples: Saying no to sex, alcohol, and other drugs

[HE] HA (10-12) 2 :
HA.2.1) Analyze how health risk behaviors in the local school and community are influenced by family, peers and other factors.

Examples: availability of alcohol and drugs; trends in adolescent sexual behavior; availability of fast food; access to fitness and recreational facilities.

[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.

Subject: Health Education (9 - 12)
Title: The Facts and Fictions of Opioid Addiction, Recovery, and Relapse
URL: https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/90c18d4b-ba86-4a04-ab4c-343e535e6835/the-facts-and-fictions-of-opioid-addiction-recovery-and-relapse-lesson-plan-understanding-the-opioid-epidemic/
Description:

In this video segment from Understanding the Opioid Epidemic, students will learn the historical context behind the current opioid epidemic. Prior to the mid-90s, when pharmaceutical companies began telling physicians that opioid pain relievers were safe, the use of opioids to treat pain was limited. Teachers have access to various support materials on this site about the opioid epidemic.

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.



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