Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Things to think about:
What is bullying exactly?
How is it different from teasing?
What do I really believe about bullies?

Check out this handout to learn about the different ways we can bully each other:

We all need to take a look at our own role when it comes to bullying.  How do we act when we see or experience bullying? To better understand ourselves and others, take a look at this next handout. Please answer the questions after thinking hard about what you really believe about bullying!


Monday, June 16, 2014

First Aid!

Things to think about: 
Are you sure what an emergency is?
What skills do you need to know?
What are some common medical emergencies?

Please identify the emergency situations!


Friday, May 30, 2014

Next unit:  Aging!  It happens to everyone!

Things to think about: What are some of the normal milestones we experience as we age?
                                 What are some of the different ways we age?
                                 Who is an older person I admire and what have I learned from them?     

Write two paragraphs about someone you admire who is older than 60.  This person should be someone you know fairly well.  The first paragraph will be about why you admire this person, and the second should be about what you have learned from them.  Feel free to attach a photo.

Paragraph 1:
   - person’s name and how you know them/why you chose them
   - three reasons you admire them      
Paragraph 2:
   - three things you have learned from them

Put your finished paragraphs in your health folder, or print it out and bring a hard copy to class.  

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Finishing up puberty: What do you know? 

With a partner, try the following quiz on puberty.


Please complete this as a shared document - make sure it is in both partners' Drive health folder.

Monday, May 19, 2014

For Parents:

Below are links to the two puberty films we are showing in class during the 7th grade puberty unit.

( "Amazing Changes for Boys")

("Amazing Changes for Girls")

Please view and feel free to contact us with any questions.

Classes A11, A6, A12, C11   May 20

Please use the following link:


to learn more about the people you saw in the "Dear 16 year old me" video.  Pick three people to read about and answer the following questions in your ipad.   Call the document "Dear 16 year old me."  You can just copy and paste these questions. Answer for all three people you read about

1. Why is this person in the video?  What is their connection to melanoma?

2. What advice do they give?

3. Do you think they are convincing? Do they change how you think about wearing sunscreen and sun exposure? 

Then read the article on indoor tanning if time.  

Discuss: What does the indoor tanning industry say?
              What is the government doing to discourage indoor tanning?

Monday, May 12, 2014

Puberty!   What is going on!!

Things to think about: 
When does puberty start?
What are the changes that occur to my physically? mentally ?      socially?
How can I be sure that what I am experiencing is normal?

Please complete the following worksheet in your google drive.  Name it "Then, Now, and Beyond."

Label the following worksheet:  "If I could."