Unit 1 Safety, Injury Prevention, Personal Health, and Physical Activity

In this health unit the students will learn:

  • the importance of being well groomed, including clothes, hair, skin, teeth, and nails
  • explain benefits from physical activity and how to incorporate it into their daily life
  • understand the basic safety rules when bicycling, skateboarding, in-line skating, and riding in a vehicle
  • describe how to protect oneself in severe weather or a natural disasters
  • understand various ways to protect oneself from violence
  • understand how to get emergency help when needed
  • learn basic first aid for minor injuries
  • describe fair play and safety rules when playing sports
  • develop a personal dental plan
  • explain foods that are healthy for your teeth and foods that are unhealthy for your teeth