Monthly Archives: April 2013

Reproductive Systems Review

On Tuesday & Weds (April 30 & May 1) we began the Sex and Sexuality Unit. Knowledge about, decisions around and attitude towards sex affect one’s phsysical, mental and social health. I encourage students to discuss the topics raised in … Continue reading

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Substances Project

Your final project in health will be on substances. Please read carefully through the Project Instructions and take the time to also read through the Evaluation Rubric (50% on content/understanding and 50% on project format quality). Some reliable Internet sources for this … Continue reading

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Responsible Decision Making Lesson

Class on Friday and Monday(April 26 & 29) began with Ms. Lockwood introducing the The Responsible Decision-Making Model and students worked in pairs on a Decision Making Activity. Students then considered the possible differences between the scenario of a 14 year-old drinking vs. … Continue reading

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Lesson 2 on Alcohol

Students began class on Weds and Thurs (April 24 and 25) by watching a short video on alcohol followed by a Structured Debrief. We then looked at the levels of Blood Alcohol Concentration and the effect on behavior and body functions. We also inferred the … Continue reading

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Earth Day Spa – Relaxation!

Follow these simple massage instructions to help yourself or your friend relax: Give others a foot massage: http://www.wikihow.com/Give-a-Foot-Massage Give yourself a foot massage: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-103998/How-foot-massage.html How to give a neck massage: http://www.wikihow.com/Give-a-Neck-Massage How to give a great 5 minute massage: http://www.selfgrowth.com/articles/How_To_Give_A_Great_Five_Minute_Massage.html Give yourself a hand … Continue reading

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Lesson on Alcohol

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Tobacco Lesson 2

In class on Weds and Thursday (April 17&18), Ms. Lockwood shared more pictures relating to types of tobacco. Students worked in pairs to ANALYSE a Cigarette Consumption Map from WHO. Ms. Lockwood also shared the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids website. … Continue reading

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Tobacco Lesson 1

The class on Tuesday and Friday (April 16 & 19) began with students taking the National Drug IQ Challenge (not graded). Students then watched the video “No Ifs, Ands or Butts, Smoking Kills” and discussed Key Information contained in this video. … Continue reading

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Songs on Drugs – Analysis

Class on Friday and Monday (April 12 & 13), began with students guessing what the most commonly used drugs are world wide. Then students listened to a song (The Needle And The Spoon by Lynyrd Skynryd) and completed a sample ANALYSIS of the … Continue reading

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Reasons & Risk Factors for Drug Use

On Weds and Thurs (April 10 & 11), Ms. Lockwood shared a slide show about different types of drugs. Students then worked in pairs to brainstorm the different reasons why someone might abuse drugs. After sharing ideas with the whole … Continue reading

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