OTH016: Health

This list is representative of the materials provided or used in this course. Keep in mind that the actual materials used may vary, depending on the school in which you are enrolled, and whether you are taking the course as Independent Study.

For a complete list of the materials to be used in this course by your enrolled student, please visit MyInfo. All lists are subject to change at any time.

Scope & Sequence : Scope & Sequence documents describe what is covered in a course (the scope) and also the order in which topics are covered (the sequence). These documents list instructional objectives and skills to be mastered. K12 Scope & Sequence documents for each course include:

Course Overview

This one-semester credit recovery course provides students with information that will help them live a more healthy and productive life. The emphasis is on making healthy personal decisions and in getting the information needed to make those choices. The course addresses both mental and physical health. Students learn about nutrition, including food guidelines and types of food; eating disorders are also covered. Students learn about first aid and CPR, substance abuse, and human sexuality. The course also covers consumer health resources, including government resources, nonprofit resources, and health insurance. Students learn how technology is influencing health care, and they examine the benefits of frequent physical exercise.

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Course Length

One Semester

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Course Outline

Unit 1: Mental and Emotional Health

In this unit, you will find out about the basics of health education: the main types of health, the components of a healthy lifestyle, and one way to approach making healthy choices and decisions.

  • Section A - Types of Health
  • Section B - Understanding Emotions
  • Section C - Understanding Stress
  • Section D - Understanding Depression, Suicide, and Death
  • Section E - Understanding and Developing Identity

Unit 2: Social and Consumer Health

In this social and consumer health unit, you will learn about the institutions and agencies involved in world and individual health and how to evaluate and assess health information in order to make healthy consumer decisions.

  • Section A - Governmental Agencies
  • Section B - Making Good Health Choices

Unit 3: Nutrition

Nutrition is a vital component of a healthy lifestyle. It is more than calorie counting or dieting—is about knowing what to eat and how much—then putting that knowledge into action.

  • Section A - Choose My Plate
  • Section B - Essential Nutrients and Exercise

Unit 4: Preventing Disease

Preventing disease is a very important part of a healthy lifestyle. This unit focuses on the diseases that affect teen health and examine ways to avoid them in order to lead a healthy lifestyle.

  • Section A - Infectious and Non-infectious Diseases
  • Section B - Infectious Disease Continued
  • Section C - Chronic Diseases

Unit 5: First Aid and CPR

With some training and common sense, any of us can make the difference of life or death in an emergency situation. This unit will help prepare students to make a difference in an emergency situation.

  • Section A - Adult and Child CPR
  • Section B - First Aid
  • Section C - Special Situations and Safety

Unit 6: Human Sexuality

Human sexuality education, or sex education as it is often called, is a controversial subject. This course provides factual information that can be important in understanding the complexities of sexuality.

  • Section A - Physical Anatomy and Development
  • Section B - Introduction to Contraception
  • Section C - Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Section D - Dating, Sex and Abstinence
  • Section E - Conception, Fetal Development, and Birth

Unit 7: Drug, Alcohol, and Alcohol Awareness

This unit is about creating awareness of the risks involved with using drugs, tobacco, and alcohol, so that students can make a healthy and informed decision when faced with uncomfortable situations.

  • Section A - Alcohol Awareness
  • Section B - Illegal Drug Awareness
  • Section C - Tobacco Awareness
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K12 Scope & Sequence documents for each course include:

  • Course Overview (as seen above)
  • Course Outline
  • Lesson Time and Scheduling