"The more I study nature, the more I stand amazed at the work of the Creator."   Louis Pasteur (1822-1895]

I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in."   George Washington Carver (c. 1864-1943]


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Health   (List of All Assignments for current semester)
Video Production 1B & 2B (Click Here)
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Tue, January 9, 2018

PERIODs 3 and 7

Dispatch:  Classroom Procedures and Standards of Conduct

Scavenger Hunt Ice Breaker

Standard(s):  All
Mon.,January 8, 2018

PERIODs 3 and 7

Dispatch:  Introduction

SIgning of Program Cards

Class Syllabus

Movie - Careers in Health

Standard(s):  All
Wed, January 10, 2018

PERIOD 7 only

Notebook Rubric

Books

Homework Assignment #1 (due Mon. Tu 1/17 or W 1/18): 
Part 1 - pg. 10, qs. 3 through 9; pg. 16, qs. 5 through 9
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
lifestyle disease
risk factor
sedentary
health
value
wellness
health literacy

Standard(s):  All 

Thur, January 11, 2018

PERIOD 3 only

Notebook Rubric

Books

Dispatch:  What is health?

Poll - What do you think are the top 5 causes of death in the United States?

Look at the quotes about health around the room.  Read them and then stand by the one that you most agree or identify with.

Health Concerns in the United States

Poll Results

Standard(s):  All 

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  What is health?

Poll - What do you think are the top 5 causes of death in the United States?

Look at the quotes about health around the room.  Read them and then stand by the one that you most agree or identify with.

Poll Results

Homework Assignment #1 (due M 8/21): 
Part 1 - pg. 10, qs. 3 through 9; pg. 16, qs. 5 through 9
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
lifestyle disease
risk factor
sedentary
health
value
wellness
health literacy

Standard(s):  All
Fri. January 12, 2018

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Movie "Health Concerns in the United States

Health Concerns in the United States

Movie - "Skills for Healthy Living - Weighing the Risks"

Standard(s):  All
Tue, January 16, 2018

PERIODs 3 and 7

Dispatch:  What is stress?

Stressor:  Life Changes of Teenagers

Sleep Deprivation Worksheet

Movie - "The Negative Effects of Sleep Deprivation"

Homework Assignment #2 (due Fri 1/20): 
Part 1 - pg. 92, qs. 1 through 9
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
stressstressor
epinephrineeustress
distressresiliency
assetprioritize

Standard(s):  5.1.M Monitor personal stressors and assess techniques for managing them.
5.2.M Compare various coping mechanisms for managing stress.
Mon.,January 15, 2018

SCHOOL DOES NOT MEET!

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.'s BIRTHDAY
Wed, January 17, 2018

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  What are some ways that people deal with stress?

Notes 1 - Sleep Deprivation

Go over Homework 1

What do you like to do for exercise?  If you don't like exercise, why not?

Physical Activity Worksheet

Physical Activity Worksheet Answer Key

Movie - "Exercise, Stress, and the Brain"

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  What are some ways that people deal with stress?

Notes 1 - Sleep Deprivation

Go over Homework 1

Standard(s):  5.1.M Monitor personal stressors and assess techniques for managing them.
5.2.M Compare various coping mechanisms for managing stress.
Thur, January 19, 2018

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  What do you like to do for exercise?  If you don't like exercise, why not?

Physical Activity Worksheet

Physical Activity Worksheet Answer Key

Go over Homework 1

Movie - "Exercise, Stress, and the Brain"


Standard(s):  5.1.M Monitor personal stressors and assess techniques for managing them.
5.2.M Compare various coping mechanisms for managing stress.

Homework Assignment #3 (due Tues. 1/23): 
Part 1 - pg. 82, q. 1 and qs. 3 through 7; pg. 88, qs 4 through 8
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in sentence.
grievewake
memorial servicefuneral
suicide
Fri. January 20, 2018

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Movie - "Australia's Teen Suicide Epidemic"

1.  What were the signs that Paige might commit suicide?
2.  What might Paige and those who loved her done differently?

Notes 2 - Teen Age Suicide

Go over Homework 2

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Movie - "Australia's Teen Suicide Epidemic"

1.  What were the signs that Paige might commit suicide?
2.  What might Paige and those who loved her done differently? 

Go over Homework 2

Standard(s):  5.1.M Monitor personal stressors and assess techniques for managing them.
5.2.M Compare various coping mechanisms for managing stress.
Tue, January 23, 2018

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  What are three things you can do for a friend who you think might be thinking about suicide?

Go over Homework 3

Review for Quiz

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  What do you think is the most important thing you've learned in the last three wooks?

Finish Notes 2 - Teen Age Suicide

Go over Homework 2

Standard(s):  5.1.M Monitor personal stressors and assess techniques for managing them.
5.2.M Compare various coping mechanisms for managing stress.

Mon.,January 22, 2018

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Movie - "Depression: On the Edge"

Key Concepts

Cards

Case Studies

Movie – “Life After Suicide BBC Documentary 2014”

Standard(s):  1.10.M Describe signs of depression, potential suicide, and other self-destructive behaviors.

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Pg. 96, q, 8

Notes 2 - Teen Age Suicide

Standard(s):  5.1.M Monitor personal stressors and assess techniques for managing them.
5.2.M Compare various coping mechanisms for managing stress.
Wed, January 24, 2018

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Movie - "Depression: On the Edge"

Key Concepts

Cards

Go over Homework 3

Standard(s):  5.1.M Monitor personal stressors and assess techniques for managing them.
5.2.M Compare various coping mechanisms for managing stress.
Thur, January 25, 2018

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Grade Notebooks

Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  What are three things you can do for a friend who you think might be thinking about suicide?

Case Studies

Grade Notebooks

Review for Quiz

Standard(s):  5.1.M Monitor personal stressors and assess techniques for managing them.
5.2.M Compare various coping mechanisms for managing stress.
Fri. January 26, 2018

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks

Standard(s):  5.1.M Monitor personal stressors and assess techniques for managing them.
5.2.M Compare various coping mechanisms for managing stress.
Tue, January 30, 2018

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Write down the names of the vitamins and minerals you have heard of and the kinds of foods in which you think they are found. 

Nutrition Food Log

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  What influences your food choices?  Why do you pick one food over another?

Finish Notes 3 - Macronutrients

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Mon. January 29, 2018

PERIOD 3

Dispatch:  “You are what you eat.”  Write a paragraph in your notebook explaining what you think this means.

Health IQ, pg. 152

Notes 3 - Macronutrients

Movie – "Standard Deviants Nutrition - Carbohydrates"

PERIOD 7

Dispatch:  “You are what you eat.”  Write a paragraph in your notebook explaining what you think this means.

Health IQ, pg. 152

Notes 3 - Macronutrients

Homework Assignment #4 (due Thu. 2/1): 
Part 1 - pg. 160, qs. 2-9;
pg. 166, qs. 1-7
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
nutrition
nutrients
carbohydrates
fat
protein
vitamin
mineral
nutrient deficiency

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Wed, January 31, 2018

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Write down the names of the vitamins and minerals you have heard of and the kinds of foods in which you think they are found. 

Nutrition Food Log

Movie – "Standard Deviants Nutrition - Carbohydrates"

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Thur, Frebruary 1, 2018

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Analyzing Data, pg. 169 – Answer questions 1 and 2, then the following:
3.  What is the serving size?
4.  How many calories are in one serving?
5.  Is this food a good source of Vitamin C?
6.  Does this food contain any cholesterol?
7.  How much of the carbohydrate content is fiber?
8.  What percentage of the DV of iron does it provide?

Go over homework

SuperTracker Help Videos
How to create a profile
How to get My Plan
Creating Recipe

Input your food and activity into SuperTracker

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Analyzing Data, pg. 169 – Answer questions 1 and 2, then the following:
3.  What is the serving size?
4.  How many calories are in one serving?
5.  Is this food a good source of Vitamin C?
6.  Does this food contain any cholesterol?
7.  How much of the carbohydrate content is fiber?
8.  What percentage of the DV of iron does it provide?

Go over homework

Homework Assignment #5 (due Tu 2/7 or W 2/8): 
Part 1 - pg. 174, qs. 1-8;
pg. 182, qs. 1-6
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
Recommended Daily 
   Allowance (RDA)
Daily Value (DV)
Dietary Guidelines for
   Americans MyPyramid
Nutrient DensityVegetarian

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Fri., Frebruary 2, 2018

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  SuperTracker Help Videos
How to create a profile
How to get My Plan
Creating Recipe

Input your food and activity into SuperTracker

Homework Assignment #5 (due Tu 2/7 or W 2/8): 
Part 1 - pg. 174, qs. 1-8;
pg. 182, qs. 1-6
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
Recommended Daily 
   Allowance (RDA)
Daily Value (DV)
Dietary Guidelines for
   Americans MyPyramid
Nutrient DensityVegetarian

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Tue, February 6, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Imagine you have been stranded in a place you didn't want to be? Maybe your parents forgot to pick you up after a ball game, and you were left stranded long after everyone else had gone home.  Write a story about how you were stranded and what happened after.

Your story should be at least three paragraphs long.  The story should have a beginning (the setup), a middle (the conflict), and an end (the resolution). 

The story should be on a separate piece of paper and turned in before the end of class.  Worth 15 points   Click here for the rubric.

PERIODS 7 only

Dispatch:  Imagine you have been stranded in a place you didn't want to be? Maybe your parents forgot to pick you up after a ball game, and you were left stranded long after everyone else had gone home.  Write a story about how you were stranded and what happened after.

Your story should be at least three paragraphs long.  The story should have a beginning (the setup), a middle (the conflict), and an end (the resolution). 

The story should be on a separate piece of paper and turned in before the end of class.  Worth 15 points   Click here for the rubric.

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Mon. February 5, 2017

PERIODS 3 only

Dispatch:  What questions do you have about SuperTracker?  What have you learned so far?

Go to the Computers and Input your food and activity into SuperTracker

SuperTracker Help Videos
How to create a profile
How to get My Plan
Creating Recipe

Reflection on SuperTracker

PERIODS 7 only

Dispatch:  What questions do you have about SuperTracker?  What have you learned so far?

Go to the Computers and Input your food and activity into SuperTracker

SuperTracker Help Videos
How to create a profile
How to get My Plan
Creating Recipe

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Wed, Frebruary 7, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Test Quesion

Watch the movie - "Healthy or junk food? Busting food labels (CBC Marketplace)"

Food Label Exercise - Each group will receive a food label.  They will then analyze the claims made on the label and determine if those claims are supported by the information on the food label. The group will present its findiings to the class.

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Thur, Frebruary 8, 2017

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Watch the movie - "Healthy or junk food? Busting food labels (CBC Marketplace)"

Food Label Exercise - Each group will receive a food label.  They will then analyze the claims made on the label and determine if those claims are supported by the information on the food label. The group will present its findiings to the class.

Go over homework

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Finish getting ready for your food label pressenation

Presentations

Go over homework

Health Homework Assignment #6 (due M. 2/12): 
Part 1 - pg. 195, qs. 1-9; pg. 201, qs. 1-8
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
Hungerappetite
basal metabolic rate (BMR)overweight
obesityheredity
body compositionbody mass index (BMI)
weight managementfad diet

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Fri., Frebruary 9, 2017

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Read the information on the Nutrition Brochure Project.

Complete the Project Planning Form

Video - "How to Create a Tri-fold Brochure using Microsoft Word"

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Tue, February 13, 2018

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Complete the Project Planning Form

Go to the computers and work on the Nutrition Brochure Project. (Due Thursday, 2/15, at the end of class by uploading to SchoolLoop.  Click Here for Instructions)

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Complete the Project Planning Form

Go to the computers and work on the Nutrition Brochure Project. (Due Thursday, 2/15, at the end of class by uploading to SchoolLoop.  Click Here for Instructions)

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Mon. February 12, 2018

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Read the information on the Nutrition Brochure Project.

Complete the Project Planning Form

Video - "How to Create a Tri-fold Brochure using Microsoft Word"

Work on creating the brochure (due  )

Go over homework

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Video - "How to Create a Tri-fold Brochure using Microsoft Word"

Complete the Project Planning Form

Work on the Nutrition Brochure Project. (Due Thursday, 2/15, at the end of class by uploading to SchoolLoop.  Click Here for Instructions)

Go over homework

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Wed, Frebruary 14, 2018

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Complete the Project Planning Form

Go to the computers and work on the Nutrition Brochure Project. (Due Thursday, 2/15, at the end of class by uploading to SchoolLoop.  Click Here for Instructions)

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Thur, Frebruary 15, 2018

PERIOD 3 only

Dispatch:  Grade Notebooks

Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks

Upload Nutrition Brochure Projects

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Complete the Project Planning Form

Go to the computers and work on the Nutrition Brochure Project. (Due Thursday, 2/15, at the end of class by uploading to SchoolLoop.  Click Here for Instructions)

Grade Notebooks

Review for Quiz

Standard(s):  1.4.N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits.
Fri., Frebruary 16, 2018

PERIOD 7 only

Dispatch:  Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks

Standard(s):  1.8.N Describe the prevalence, causes, and long-term consequences of unhealthy eating.
1.9.N Analyze the relationship between physical activity and overall health.
1.10.N Evaluate various approaches to maintaining a healthy weight.