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Topic: Consumer health 

Health

 Standard 1.  Knows the availability and effective use of health services, products, and information
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 3.Knows a variety of consumer influences and how those influences affect decisions regarding health resources, products, and services (e.g., media, information from school and family, peer pressure)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows a variety of consumer influences that affect decisions regarding health resources
     2.Knows a variety of consumer influences that affect decisions regarding health products
     3.Knows a variety of consumer influences that affect decisions regarding health services
     4.Knows how consumer influences affect decisions regarding health resources
     5.Knows how consumer influences affect decisions regarding health products
     6.Knows how consumer influences affect decisions regarding health services
     7.Knows that the media can act as a consumer influence
     8.Knows that information from school can act as a consumer influence
     9.Knows that information from one’s family can act as a consumer influence
     10.Knows that peer pressure can act as a consumer influence
     11.Knows how the media affects decisions regarding health resources
     12.Knows how the media affects decisions regarding health products
     13.Knows how the media affects decisions regarding health services
     14.Knows how information from school affects decisions regarding health resources
     15.Knows how information from school affects decisions regarding health products
     16.Knows how information from school affects decisions regarding health services
     17.Knows how information from one’s family affects decisions regarding health resources
     18.Knows how information from one’s family affects decisions regarding health products
     19.Knows how information from one’s family affects decisions regarding health services
     20.Knows how peer pressure affects decisions regarding health resources
     21.Knows how peer pressure affects decisions regarding health products
     22.Knows how peer pressure affects decisions regarding health services
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 3.Knows ways to influence the consumer health service system (e.g., assertive consumerism, selecting providers, communicating complaints)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that assertive consumerism can influence the consumer health service system
     2.Knows that by selecting providers, one can influence the consumer health service system
     3.Knows that by communicating complaints, one can influence the consumer health service system
   Benchmark 4.Knows community health consumer organizations and the advocacy services they provide (e.g., American Heart Association, American Lung Association, Diabetes Association)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows consumer health organizations in the community
     2.Knows the services provided by consumer health organizations in the community
     3.Knows the American Heart Association is a consumer health organization in the community
     4.Knows the American Lung Association is a consumer health organization in the community
     5.Knows the Diabetes Association is a consumer health organization in the community
     6.Knows the services provide by the American Heart Association
     7.Knows the services provide by the American Lung Association
     8.Knows the services provide by the Diabetes Association
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Knows factors that influence personal selection of health-care resources, products, and services (e.g., cost, benefits)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows factors that influence personal selection of health-care resources
     2.Knows factors that influence personal selection of health-care products
     3.Knows factors that influence personal selection of health-care services
     4.Knows the cost of health-care resources influences personal selection
     5.Knows the cost of health-care products influences personal selection
     6.Knows the cost of health-care services influences personal selection
     7.Knows the benefits of health-care resources influence personal selection
     8.Knows the benefits of health-care products influence personal selection
     9.Knows the benefits of health-care services influence personal selection
   Benchmark 3.Knows local, state, federal, and private agencies that protect and/or inform the consumer (e.g., FDA, EPA, OSHA, local prosecutor's office)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows local agencies that protect and/or inform the consumer
     2.Knows state agencies that protect and/or inform the consumer
     3.Knows federal agencies that protect and/or inform the consumer
     4.Knows private agencies that protect and/or inform the consumer
     5.Knows that the FDA protects consumers
     6.Knows that the FDA informs consumers
     7.Knows that the EPA protects consumers
     8.Knows that the EPA informs consumers
     9.Knows the OSHA protects consumers
     10.Knows that the local prosecutor’s office protects consumers
 Standard 2.  Knows environmental and external factors that affect individual and community health
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 2.Understands how various messages from the media, peers, and other sources impact health practices (e.g., health fads, advertising, misconceptions about treatment and prevention options)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how various messages from the media impact health practices
     2.Understands how various messages from peers impact health practices
     3.Understands how messages from various sources in the community impact health practices
     4.Understands how health fads impact health practices
     5.Understands how advertising impacts health practices
     6.Understands how misconceptions about treatment and prevention options impact health practices
 Standard 6.  Understands essential concepts about nutrition and diet
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Understands the reliability and validity of various sources of food and nutrition information (e.g., dietary supplements, diet aids, fad diets, food labels)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the reliability of various sources of food information
     2.Understands the validity of various sources of food information
     3.Understands the reliability of various sources of nutrition information
     4.Understands the validity of various sources of nutrition information
     5.Understands the reliability of dietary supplements
     6.Understands the validity of dietary supplements
     7.Understands the reliability of diet aids
     8.Understands the validity of diet aids
     9.Understands the reliability of fad diets
     10.Understands the validity of fad diets
     11.Understands the reliability of food labels
     12.Understands the validity of food labels