Core Health I

Detailed Table of Contents

UNIT 1: ANATOMY

Lesson 1.1 - Vision

  • Vision
    • Vision - Look Closer
      • Shine a Light Into Sari's Eye
        • Follow Light Through the Visual System
      • Eyebrow, Eyelashes, Eyelid
      • Tear Glands, Nasolacrymal Duct
      • Eye
      • Pupil
      • Iris
      • Sclera
    • Protecting Your Eyes
    • Eye Test
    • Color Blindness
    • Yukky Bits - Loss of Eye
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 1.2 - Endocrine System

  • Endocrine System
    • Pituitary Gland
      • Growth Hormone
      • ADH (antidiuretic hormone)
      • LH & FSH (gonadotrophins)
      • ACTH (adrenal hormones)
      • TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone)
    • Thyroid Gland
    • Parathyroid Gland
    • Adrenal Glands
      • Adrenaline
    • Pancreas
      • Insulin
      • Glucagon
    • Testes
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 1.3 - The Blood

  • Blood
    • Red Bood Cell
    • Lymphocyte
    • Eosinophil
    • Basophil
    • Neutrophil
    • Monocyte
    • Platelets
    • Antibodies
    • How Much Blood do I Have?
    • What is a Blood Count?
    • Where is Blood Made?
    • What is a Blood Type?
    • Yukky Bits - Bleeding, Pus, Why Does Blood Taste Salty?
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 1.4 - The Heart and Circulation

  • The Heart and Circulation
    • Blood Pressure
    • Heart
      • Coronary Arteries
    • Pulmonary Circulation
    • Arteries
    • Veins
    • Capillaries
    • Learn to Feel Your Pulse
    • Listen to Your Heart With a Stethoscope
    • Keeping Your Heart Healthy
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 1.5 - Healthy Hearts

  • Healthy Hearts
    • High Blood Pressure
      • Avoiding High Blood Pressure
    • Staying Healthy
      • Eating Well
      • Exercise
      • Don’t Smoke
    • Smoking
    • Heart Disease
    • Overweight
  • Practice
  • Summary

UNIT 2: BODY HEALTH

Lesson 2.1 - Sleep, Rest and Leisure

  • Sleep, Rest and Leisure
    • Sleep and Dreams
    • Sleep Walking
    • Difficulty Sleeping
    • Rest During the Day
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 2.2 - Smoking

  • Smoking
    • Tobbaco: Just the Facts
      • Common Questions
      • Ingredients
    • What Does it do to You?
      • Short Term Effects
      • Long Term Effects
    • Choosing No and Giving Up Smoking
      • Addiction
      • Giving Up
      • Tips on Saying No
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 2.3 - Drugs

  • Drugs
    • What are Drugs?
    • Legal and Illegal Drugs
    • Why are Drugs a Problem?
    • How to Say NO to Drugs
    • Worried About Friends
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 2.3 - Alcohol

  • Alcohol
    • Alcohol: Just the Facts
    • What Does Alcohol do to You?
      • Short Term Effects
      • Long Term Effects
    • What is an Alcoholic?
      • What Someone With an Alcohol Problem is Like
      • Is There a Cure for Alcoholism?
      • What Can I Do?
  • Practice
  • Summary

UNIT 3: THE GROWING BODY

Lesson 3.1 - Brain Development

  • Brain Development
    • Baby brain
    • Child brain
    • Adolescent brain
    • Adult brain
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 3.2 - Stages of Growth

  • Stages of Growth
    • Unborn Fetus
    • Baby
    • Small Child
      • Growth Hormone
    • Child at 10 Years Old
    • Child at Puberty
    • Adult
      • Sex Hormone
    • What's a Bone Age?
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 3.3 - Body Height

  • Body Height
    • Being Tall
      • What is Too Tall?
      • When it's a Problem
    • Being Short
      • What is Short?
      • What Causes It?
      • Can You Treat It?
      • Feeling Bad About Being Short
    • How Tall Should I Be?
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 3.4 - Systems Check

  • Systems Check
    • Endocrine System
      • Growth Hormone
      • Thyroid Hormone
      • Sex Hormone
    • Respiratory System
    • Digestive System
    • Immune System
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 3.5 - Puberty

  • Puberty
    • What is Puberty?
    • Hormones
    • Changes in Boys & Girls
      • Physical Changes
      • Emotional Changes
    • Changes in Boys
      • Changes in the Sex Organs
    • Changes in Girls
      • Changes in Breast and Internal Sex Organs
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 3.6 - Periods and Dealing with Puberty

  • Periods and Dealing with Puberty
    • What Causes Periods?
    • When do Periods Start?
    • Tampons & Pads
    • PMT (pre-menstrual tension)
    • What Makes Periods Stop?
    • Puberty: Ways to Survive
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 3.7 - Acne

  • Acne
    • What is Acne?
    • What Causes Acne?
    • How do You Get Acne?
    • How Does Your Body Fight Acne?
    • How do You Treat Acne?
  • Practice
  • Summar

 

UNIT 4: HEALTHY EATING

Lesson 4.1 - Healthy Eating

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

Lesson 4.2 - Nutrition Basics

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

Lesson 4.3 - Vitamins and Minerals

  • Vitamins and Minerals
    • Calcium
    • Iron
    • Vitamin A
    • Vitamin B1
    • Vitamin B12
    • Vitamin C
    • Vitamin D
    • Vitamin E
    • Vitamin K
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 4.4 - Weight

  • Weight
    • Thin Doesn't Mean Healthy
      • Pro Athletes Height and Weight
    • What About Obesity?
    • Controlling Your Weight
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 4.5 - Junk Food

  • Junk Food
    • What is Junk Food?
    • Find Out About Junk Food
    • How Much Junk Food Can I Eat Safely?
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 4.6 - Digestive System

  • Digestive System
    • Mouth
    • Gullet
    • Stomach
    • Duodenum & Small Intestine
    • Gall bladder & Pancreas
    • Liver
    • Large Intestines
    • Appendix
    • Rectum
    • Anus
  • Practice
  • Summary

UNIT 5: YOU AND OTHERS

Lesson 5.1 - Circle of Relationships

  • Circle of Relationships
    • You
    • Intimate
    • Friendship
    • Acquaintance
    • Familiar Face
    • Stranger
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 5.2 - Fitting In

  • Fitting In
    • What is a Clique?
    • Trying to Fit In
    • Peer Pressure
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 5.3 - Good Friends

  • Good Friends
    • Qualities of a Good Friend
    • How Many Friends?
    • Getting Friends
    • Keeping Friends
      • Working at Keeping Friendships
      • Sorting Things Out
      • Growing Apart
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 5.4 - Stereotypes, Discrimination and Harassment

  • Stereotypes, Discrimination and Harassment
    • What is Stereotyping?
      • Why do People Use Stereotypes?
      • When is Stereotyping Bad?
    • What are Discrimination and Prejudice?
      • Why are People Prejudiced?
      • What can be Done About Prejudice?
        • First Impressions
        • Sharing Experiences
        • Understanding
        • Non-acceptance of Bad Behavior
    • What is Harassment?
      • Why do Some People Harass Others?
      • What Can You do About Harassment?
      • Sexual Harassment
      • What to do About Sexual Harassment
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 5.5 - Dealing with Things – Coping

  • Dealing with Things – Coping
    • Coping With Divorce
    • Coping With a New School
    • Coping With a Change of Friends
    • Coping When Someone Dies
      • Talk
      • Show Your Feelings
      • Being There
      • Moving on
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 5.6 - Dealing with Things – Problem Solving

  • Dealing with Things – Problem Solving
    • What Can You Solve?
    • 7 Problem Solving Steps
      • What is the Problem?
      • What Caused the Problem?
      • Think of Ways to Solve the Problem
      • Pick a Way to Solve It
      • Make an Action Plan
      • Do It
      • Check to See if it Worked
  • Practice
  • Summary

UNIT 6: PERSONAL IDENTITY

Lesson 6.1 - Self-Esteem

  • Self-Esteem
    • What is Self-Esteem?
    • Why is Self-Esteem Imprtant?
    • Where Does Self-Esteem Come From?
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 6.2 - Positive and Negative Self-Esteem

  • Positive and Negative Self-Esteem
    • A Really Positve Self-Esteem
    • A Really Negative Self-Esteem
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 6.3 - Influences On Self-Esteem

  • Influences On Self-Esteem
    • Friends, Family and Community
    • School
    • Inner Criticsm
    • Personal Abilities
    • Increased Responsibility
    • Changing Needs and Requirements
    • Effects of Puberty
    • Media and Culture
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 6.4 - Body Image and How You Feel

  • Body Image and How You Feel
    • Body Types
    • Eating Disorders
      • Anorexia Nervosa
      • Bulimia
      • What to do About an Eating Disorder
    • How do You Look Your Best?
  • Practice
  • Summary

Lesson 6.5 - Feeling Good About Yourself

  • Feeling Good About Yourself
    • Boosting Your Self-Esteem
      • Deal with Body Issues
      • Get Out and About
      • Stop Negative Thoughts Before They Start
      • Remind Yourself of What You Can Do
      • Have Your Say
      • Help Out
      • Compliment Yourself
    • Setting Goals
    • People Who Will Help
    • The Sweet Smell of Success
  • Practice
  • Summary