This course is offered on Tuesdays. Please note, this is a one semester /.5 creditcourse that is offered only in the FIRST SEMESTER
This course is open to 8th-12th grade students. For acceptance of credit prior to the 9th grade,n please contact your umbrella school.
Text: Total Health: Choices for a Winning Lifestyle
Health and Wellness covers physical, emotional, and mental health from a research-based Biblical perspective. Topics include basic anatomy and physiology, nutrition, fitness, disease, safety, mental health issues and tools, and substance abuse.
Class Time & Homework:
Classroom time is highly interactive with hands-on activities, group discussions, project presentations, and brief lectures. Most assignments can be completed in 1-2 hours per week. Homework will often consist of small projects to be shared with the rest of the class the following week.
50% homework (graded for accuracy)
20% class participation
10% final project
textbook, resource binder provided via lab fee,
occasional basic art supplies