Core Health I

Detailed Table of Contents

UNIT 1: ANATOMY

Lesson 1.1 - Digestive System

  • Digestive System
    • Mouth
    • Gullet
    • Stomach
    • Duodenum & Small Intestine
    • Gallbladder & Pancreas
    • Liver
    • Large Intestine
    • Appendix
    • Rectum
    • Anus
    • Yukky Bits - Spitting, Bile, Feces
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 1.2 - Kidneys and Bodily Fluids

  • Kidneys and Bodily Fluids
    • Mouth
    • Digestive System
    • Blood & Blood Pressure
    • Kidneys
      • Other Functions of the Kidneys
    • Ureters
    • Bladder
    • Thirst & Dehydration
    • Yukky Bits - Yellow Urine
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 1.3 - Respiratory System

  • Respiratory System
    • Nose
    • Pharynx
    • Epiglottis
    • Larynx
    • Vocal Cords
    • Trachea
    • Bronchial Tree
    • Lungs
    • Alveoli
    • How do We Breathe?
    • How Does Oxygen Get Into Your Blood?
    • Yukky Bits - Green Phlegm
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 1.4 - Immune System

  • Immune System
    • Skin
    • Respiratory System
    • Digestive System
    • Spleen
    • Lymphatic System
    • Immune System
    • Find out About Immunity
    • Immune Deficiency
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 1.5 - Hearing

  • Hearing
    • Hearing Test
      • Outer Ear (pinna)
      • Ear Drum
      • Ossicles
      • Inner Ear (cochlea)
      • Auditory Nerve
    • Balance
    • Yukky Bits - Earwax, Hearing Loss
  • Practice
  • Summary

UNIT 2: MORE ANATOMY

Lesson 2.1 - Brain and Nerves

  • Brain and Nerves
    • Thinking
    • Doing
    • Sensation
    • Hearing
    • Vision
    • Sleep
    • Animal Brain
      • Heart
      • Sleep
      • Lungs
    • Spinal Cord
    • Lungs
    • Heart
    • Memory
    • Speech
    • How do Brain Cells Work?
    • What are Brainwaves?
    • Yukky Bits - Brain Cells
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 2.2 - Skeleton

  • Skeleton
    • Skull
    • Neck
    • Rib cage
    • Pelvis
    • Leg
      • Hip Joint
      • Knee
      • Foot & Ankle
    • Arm & Shoulder
      • Shoulder
      • Elbow
      • Hand & Wrist
    • Spine
      • Vertebrae
    • Hand
    • Bone Marrow
    • Broken Bones
    • Healthy Bones
    • Yukky Bits
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 2.3 - Muscles

  • Muscles
    • Muscles - Take a Closer Look
    • Muscles Under The Microscope
    • Muscle Tour
      • Facial Muscles
      • Neck Muscles
      • Shoulder & Chest Muscles
      • Arm Muscles
      • Abdominal Muscles
      • Leg Muscles
    • Yukky Bits - Rigor Mortis, Muscle Bound, Steroids
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 2.4 - Skin

  • Skin
    • Skin
      • Epidermis
      • Dermis
      • Subcutaneous Layer
      • Sweat Gland
      • Sebaceous (Oil) Gland
      • Hair Follicle
      • Pressure Receptor
      • Fibroblast
    • Ageing
    • Skin Color
    • Immune Defense
    • Skin Repair
    • Sweating and Body Temperature
    • Calluses
    • Nails
    • Fingerprints
    • Yukky Bits - Sweat Smell, Skin Flakes, Dandruff
  • Practice
  • Summary

UNIT 3: INJURIES AND ILLNESSES

Lesson 3.1 - Breaks and Fractures

  • Breaks and Fractures
    • What are Fractures and Breaks?
    • What Causes Fractures?
    • How do Fractures Heal?
    • How do You Treat Fractures?
    • Find out About Different Types of Fractures
      • Fractured Leg
      • Fractured Forearm
      • Greenstick Fracture
      • Stress Fracture
      • Fractured Collarbone
    • Healthy Bones
    • Yukky Bits - Casts, Bone Marrow
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 3.2 - Colds and Flu

  • Colds and Flu
    • What are Colds?
    • The Symptoms of a Cold
    • What About Influenza or Flu?
    • How do You Catch a Cold?
    • How do You Treat Colds?
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 3.3 - Sore Ears

  • Sore Ears
    • What Makes Your Ears Sore?
    • What Causes Ear Infections?
    • Can You Prevent Ear Infections?
    • How do You Treat Ear Infections?
    • What About Grommets and Glue Ear?
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 3.4 - Tonsillitis

  • Tonsillitis
    • What is Tonsillitis?
    • What Causes It?
    • Can You Treat Tonsillitis?
    • What is a Tonsillectomy?
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 3.5 - Stomach Pains

  • Stomach Pains
    • What are Stomach Pains?
    • How Can You Get Them?
    • What Causes Stomach Pains?
    • How do You Treat It?
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 3.6 - Headaches

  • Headaches
    • What are Headaches
    • What Causes Headaches?
      • Sinus Headache
      • Migraine Headache
      • Tension Headache
    • Can You Prevent Headaches?
    • How do You Treat Headaches?
  • Practice
  • Summary

UNIT 4: MORE ILLNESSES

Lesson 4.1 - High Blood Pressure

  • High Blood Pressure
    • What is High Blood Pressure?
    • What Causes Hypertension?
    • How do You Prevent Hypertension?
    • How do You Treat Hypertension?
    • What do The Numbers in Blood Pressure Mean?
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 4.2 - Diabetes

  • Diabetes
    • What is Diabetes?
      • How Sugar Makes Fuel in Your Body
    • What Causes Diabetes? 
    • What Happens in Diabetes?
      • Hyperglycemia
      • Hypoglycemia
      • Complications of Diabetes
    • Is Diabetes Preventable?
    • Treatment for Diabetes
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 4.3 - Asthma

  • Asthma
    • What is Asthma?
    • What Causes Asthma?
    • Symptoms of Asthma
    • How do You Treat Asthma?
    • How can Your Doctor Help?
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 4.4 - Epilepsy

  • Epilepsy
    • What Are Fits?
    • What Causes Fits?
    • What Are Fever Fits?
    • Can You Prevent Fits?
    • What do You do if Someone is Having a Fit?
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 4.5 - Cancer

  • Cancer
    • What is Cancer?
    • What Causes Cancer?
    • What Types of Cancer Occur?
      • Cancers in Young People
      • Cancers in Adults
    • How Can You Prevent Cancer?
    • Treatment of Cancer
  • Practice
  • Summary

UNIT 5: BODY HEALTH

Lesson 5.1 - Body Hygiene

  • Body Hygiene
    • Tips on Keeping Clean
    • Skin
    • Mouth and Teeth
      • Tips on Brushing
      • Tips on Flossing
    • Ears
    • Eyes
    • Nails
    • Hair
    • Toilet Hygiene
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 5.2 - Exercise and Fitness

  • Exercise and Fitness
    • Exercise and Your Heart
    • Getting Fit
    • How Much Exercise?
    • Just Having Fun
    • Sports Safety
      • Protective Gear
      • Helmets
      • Warming Up
      • Dehydration
      • Rules and Referees
    • Building Up (weight-lifting)
    • Control Your Weight
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 5.3 - Healthy Eating

  • Healthy Eating
    • Food Pyramid
      • Sugar & Fat
      • Milk & Dairy Products
      • Meat
      • Vegetables
      • Fruit
      • Carbohydrates
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 5.4 - Nutrition Basics

  • Nutrition Basics
    • Protein, Carbohydrate & Fat
      • Starch & Carbohydrates
      • Protein
      • Fat
      • What's in Your Favorite Foods?
  • Practice
  • Summary

UNIT 6: DISEASE PREVENTION

Lesson 6.1 - Sun Safety

  • Sun Safety
    • Avoid the Sun
    • Tanning
    • Sun Protection
    • Sun Damage
    • Skin Cancer
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 6.2 - Preventing Infections

  • Preventing Infections
    • Airborne Infections
    • Skin
    • Blood
    • Mouth
    • Immune System
    • Microbes
      • Bacteria
      • Virus
      • Parasite
      • Fungus
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 6.3 - Immunizations

  • Immunizations
    • What About Boosters?
    • How do Vaccines Work?
    • What Shots Should I Have?
      • Vaccines for Babies
      • Vaccines for Toddlers
      • Vaccines for Starting School
      • Vaccines for Teenagers
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 6.4 - Healthy Teeth

  • Healthy Teeth
    • Flossing and Brushing
      • Tips on Brushing
      • Tips on Flossing
    • Tooth First Aid
    • Calcium
    • Cavities
    • Fluoride
    • Baby Teeth
  • Practice
  • Summary

UNIT 7: HEALTHY LIVING

Lesson 7.1 - Society and Your Health

  • Society and Your Health
    • Health Service People
    • How Health Needs are Catered For
      • Medical Research
      • Access to Medical Care
    • How People Choose Health Products
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 7.2 - The Environment and Your Health

  • The Environment and Your Health
    • How Does My Environment Affect Me
      • Air Pollution
      • Cutting Down Trees
      • Water Pollution
      • Littering
    • What Can I Do to Help
      • Helping the Air
      • Helping the Waterways
      • Keeping Things Rubbish Free
      • Planting Trees
    • The Environment & Your Health
      • Rules to Keep People Safe
      • Skills to Keep People Safe
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 7.3 - Health Information and Services

  • Health Information and Services
    • Media
    • Product Leaflets
    • Book Stores
    • Parents
    • Government Health Agencies
    • Internet
      • Health Sites on the Internet
    • Pharmacies
    • Doctors
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 7.4 - Media Influence and Health

  • Media Influence and Health
    • Different Types of Media
      • Television
      • Internet
      • Newspapers
      • Magazines
      • Radio
      • Movies
    • How the Media Can Affect You
    • How to Avoid Media Influence?
    • Am I Getting Good Info?
  • Practice
  • Summary