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Topic: Aging process 

Health

 Standard 10.  Understands the fundamental concepts of growth and development
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   Benchmark 2.Knows the cycle of growth and development in humans from infancy to old age
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that humans go through a cycle of growth and development over time
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 1.Understands how the human body changes as people age (e.g., muscles and joints become less flexible, bones and muscles lose mass, energy levels diminish, senses become less acute)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands that muscles become less flexible as people age
     2.Understands that joints become less flexible as people age
     3.Understands that bones lose mass as people age
     4.Understands that muscles lose mass as people age
     5.Understands the energy levels diminish as people age
     6.Understands that the senses become less acute as people age
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands a variety of physical, mental, emotional, and social changes that occur throughout life, and how these changes differ among individuals (e.g., young adulthood, pregnancy, middle age, old age)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands a variety of physical changes that occur throughout life
     2.Understands a variety of mental changes that occur throughout life
     3.Understands a variety of emotional changes that occur throughout life
     4.Understands a variety of social changes that occur throughout life
     5.Understands how physical changes throughout life differ among individuals
     6.Understands how mental changes throughout life differ among individuals
     7.Understands how emotional changes throughout life differ among individuals
     8.Understands how social changes throughout life differ among individuals
     9.Understands physical changes that occur as a young adult
     10.Understands mental changes that occur as a young adult
     11.Understands emotional changes that occur as a young adult
     12.Understands social changes that occur as a young adult
     13.Understands physical changes that occur during pregnancy
     14.Understands mental changes that occur during pregnancy
     15.Understands emotional changes that occur during pregnancy
     16.Understands social changes that occur during pregnancy
     17.Understands physical changes that occur during middle age
     18.Understands mental changes that occur during middle age
     19.Understands emotional changes that occur during middle age
     20.Understands social changes that occur during middle age
     21.Understands physical changes that occur in old age
     22.Understands mental changes that occur in old age
     23.Understands emotional changes that occur in old age
     24.Understands social changes that occur in old age