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Topic: Individual health 

Health

 Standard 1.  Knows the availability and effective use of health services, products, and information
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 2.Knows various community agencies that provide health services to individuals and families (e.g., HMOs, public health clinics, mental health clinics, substance abuse treatment centers)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows various community agencies that provide health services to individuals
     2.Knows various community agencies that provide health services to families
     3.Knows that HMOs provide health services to individuals
     4.Knows that HMOs provide health services to families
     5.Knows that public health clinics provide services to individuals
     6.Knows that public health clinics provide services to families
     7.Knows that mental health clinics provide services to individuals
     8.Knows that mental health clinics provide services to families
     9.Knows that substance abuse treatment centers provide services to individuals
     10.Knows that substance abuse treatment centers provide services to families
 Standard 2.  Knows environmental and external factors that affect individual and community health
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Knows how the health of individuals can be influenced by the community (e.g., information offered through community organizations; volunteer work at hospitals, food banks, child care centers)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows how information offered through community organizations influences the health of individuals
     2.Knows how volunteer work at hospitals influences the health of individuals
     3.Knows how volunteer work at food banks influences the health of individuals
     4.Knows how volunteer work at child-care centers influences the health of individuals
 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 6.  Understands essential concepts about nutrition and diet
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands how nutrient and energy needs vary in relation to gender, activity level, and stage of life cycle
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how nutrient needs vary in relation to gender
     2.Understands how nutrient needs vary in relation activity level
     3.Understands how nutrient needs vary in relation to particular stages of the life cycle
     4.Understands how energy needs vary in relation to gender
     5.Understands how energy needs vary in relation activity level
     6.Understands how energy needs vary in relation to particular stages of the life cycle
 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 II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 3.Recognizes high-risk substance abuse situations that pose an immediate threat to oneself or one's friends or family (e.g., drunk and drugged driving, violent arguments) as well as how and where to obtain help
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Recognizes high-risk substance abuse situations that pose an immediate threat to oneself
     2.Recognizes high-risk substance abuse situations that pose an immediate threat to one’s friends or family
     3.Knows how to obtain help for a high-risk substance abuse situation
     4.Knows where to obtain help for a high-risk substance abuse situation
     5.Knows that drunk driving is an immediate threat to oneself
     6.Knows that drugged driving is an immediate threat to oneself
     7.Knows that drunk driving is an immediate threat to one’s friends or family
     8.Knows that drugged driving is an immediate threat to one’s friends or family
     9.Knows that violent arguments are an immediate threat to oneself

Family/Consumer Sciences

 Standard 2.  Understand the impact of the family on the well-being of individuals and society
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 3.Knows types of family problems (e.g., co-dependency, relationships) and possible responses to these problems
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows possible responses to family problems
     2.Knows that co-dependency is a family problem
     3.Knows that some relationships can be a type of family problem
 Standard 6.  Understand how knowledge and skills related to living environments affect the well-being of individuals, families, and society
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 3.Understands how housing influences the physical, psychological, and social well-being of individuals and families
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that housing influences the physical, psychological, and social well-being of individuals
     3.Understands how housing influences the physical well-being of individuals
     4.Understands how housing influences the psychological well-being of individuals
     5.Understands how housing influences the social well-being of individuals