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Topic: Community health 

Health

 Standard 2.  Knows environmental and external factors that affect individual and community health
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 1.Knows cultural beliefs, socioeconomic considerations, and other environmental factors within a community that influence the health of its members (e.g., relationship of values, socioeconomic status, and cultural experiences to the selection of health-care services)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows cultural beliefs within a community that influence the health of its members
     2.Knows socioeconomic considerations within a community that influence the health of its members
     3.Knows environmental factors within a community that influence the health of its members
     4.Knows that the relationship of values within a community influences the selection of health-care services
     5.Knows that socioeconomic status within a community influences the selection of health-care services
     6.Knows that cultural experiences within a community influence the selection of health-care services
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Knows how individuals can improve or maintain community health (e.g., becoming active in environmental and economic issues that affect health, assisting in the development of public health policies and laws, exercising voting privileges)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows how individuals can improve community health
     2.Knows how individuals can maintain community health
     3.Knows how becoming active in environmental issues that affect health can improve overall community health
     4.Knows how becoming active in environmental issues that affect health can maintain community health
     5.Knows how becoming active in economic issues that affect health can improve overall community health
     6.Knows how becoming active in economic issues that affect health can maintain community health
     7.Knows how assisting in the development of public health policies and laws can improve overall community health
     8.Knows how assisting in the development of public health policies and laws can maintain community health
     9.Knows how exercising voting privileges can improve overall community health
     10.Knows how exercising voting privileges can maintain community health
   Benchmark 3.Understands how the environment influences the health of the community (e.g., environmental issues that affect the food supply and the nutritional quality of food)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how environmental issues that affect the food supply influence the health of the community
     2.Understands how environmental issues that affect the nutritional quality of food influence the health of the community
 Standard 3.  Understands the relationship of family health to individual health
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Knows the effects of teenage pregnancy on teenagers, their children, their parents, and society
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the effects of teenage pregnancy on teenagers
     2.Knows the effects of teenage pregnancy on their children
     3.Knows the effects of teenage pregnancy on their parents
     4.Knows the effects of teenage pregnancy on society
 Standard 5.  Knows essential concepts and practices concerning injury prevention and safety
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Knows injury prevention strategies for community health (e.g., neighborhood safety, traffic safety, safe driving)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows neighborhood safety strategies that prevent injury, thereby enhancing community health
     2.Knows traffic safety strategies that prevent injury, thereby enhancing community health
     3.Knows safe driving strategies that prevent injury, thereby enhancing community health
 Standard 8.  Knows essential concepts about the prevention and control of disease
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 4.Understands the social, economic, and political effects of disease on individuals, families, and communities
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the social effects of disease on individuals
     2.Understands the social effects of disease on families
     3.Understands the social effects of disease on communities
     4.Understands the economic effects of disease on individuals
     5.Understands the economic effects of disease on families
     6.Understands the economic effects of disease on communities
     7.Understands the political effects of disease on individuals
     8.Understands the political effects of disease on families
     9.Understands the political effects of disease on communities
 Standard 9.  Understands aspects of substance use and abuse
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Knows how the abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs often plays a role in dangerous behavior and can have adverse consequences on the community (e.g., house fires, motor vehicle crashes, domestic violence, date rape, transmission of diseases through needle sharing or sexual activity)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows how the abuse of alcohol plays a role in dangerous behavior
     2.Knows how the abuse of tobacco plays a role in dangerous behavior
     3.Knows how the abuse of drugs plays a role in dangerous behavior
     4.Knows how the abuse of alcohol can have adverse consequences on the community
     5.Knows how the abuse of tobacco can have adverse consequences on the community
     6.Knows how the abuse of drugs and can have adverse consequences on the community
     7.Understands the role of tobacco abuse in house fires
     8.Understands the role of alcohol abuse in motor vehicle crashes
     9.Understands the role of alcohol abuse in domestic violence
     10.Understands the role of alcohol abuse in date rape
     11.Understands the role of alcohol abuse in the transmission of diseases through sexual activity
     12.Understands the role of drug abuse in motor vehicle crashes
     13.Understands the role of drug abuse in domestic violence
     14.Understands the role of drug abuse in date rape
     15.Understands the role of drug abuse in the transmission of diseases through needle sharing
     16.Understands the role of drug abuse in the transmission of diseases through sexual activity