Grades 6-8 7.8.3. Demonstrate behaviors that avoid or reduce health risks to self and others.
Fundamental concepts and principles that underlie these standards include:
- Alcohol and other drugs are often abused substances. Such drugs change how the body functions and can lead to addiction.
- Natural environments may contain substances (for example, radon and lead) that are harmful to human beings. Maintaining environmental health involves establishing or monitoring quality standards related to use of soil, water, and air.
Risks and Benefits:
- Students should understand the risks associated with natural hazards, with chemical hazards, with biological hazards, social hazards, and with personal hazards.
Standard -SSEF5 -Grades 9-12 Economics
The student will describe the roles of government in a market economy.
b. Give examples of government regulation and deregulation and their effects on consumers and producers.
Standard -HS-HIS-2-Grades 9-12 Introduction to Health Science