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To be a public school health teacher you must be

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To be a public school health teacher, you must be credentialed. This includes having a four-year college degree and completing an approved teacher-training program. To find out more about this and other health careers, click on Career Corner at health.glencoe.com. Parent Involvement Analyzing Influences. With a parent, analyze the influence of laws, policies, and practices on a health-related issue that relates to disease preven- tion. Topics may include regulations for smoking in public buildings, policies and practices for fire and safety in your school, and traffic laws. Write a brief report that summarizes your findings. School and Community Restaurant Inspection. Talk with a health inspector about food-handling requirements and other health codes for restaurant workers. Find out whether you or a small group of students could observe the inspection of a restaurant. Share what you have learned with your class. HS_HEALTH_U01_C01_CR 12/6/03 7:56 AM Page 23
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Identify each statement as True or False. If false, replace the underlined term with the correct term. risk behaviors cumulative risks abstinence 12. Avoiding harmful behaviors, including sexual activity before marriage and the use of tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs, is known as risk beha viors . 13. Abstinence can potentially threaten your health or the health of others. 14. Cumulativ e risks are related risks that increase in effect with each added risk. Replace the underlined words with the correct term. heredity media peers culture environment 7. One part of your culture is where you live. 8. Radio and television are examples of en vironment . 9. Your heredity influences such things as your language and what you eat. 10. Media is the sum of an individual’s traits that were biologically passed along by both parents. 11. People of the same age who share similar interests are your culture . 24 Chapter 1 Review 1. What is the purpose of Healthy People 2010? 2. List five lifestyle factors that promote good health. How are these factors related to preventing disease? 3. What can communities do to address the goals of Healthy People 2010? 4. Which aspect of health reflects your ability to enjoy challenges and handle frustrations? 5. Identify six categories of influences on health. 6. Over which influences on health do you have the most control? 7. What is the first step toward becoming responsible for your health? 8. Describe the two ways that cumulative risks occur. 9. List three reasons that it is important to abstain from all sexual activity for unmarried persons of school age. RECALLING THE FACTS Use complete sentences to answer the following questions. EXPLORING HEALTH TERMS Answer the following questions on a sheet of paper. Match each definition with the correct term. health health literacy Healthy People 2010 health education wellness prevention 1. The combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being.
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