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Teaching Today's Health

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780205274130

ISBN10:
0205274137
Media:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
12/1/1997
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
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Summary

B> This book is a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of health and wellness, with strategies for teaching health education in elementary and middle schools. The book begins with an introductory overview of the philosophical bases for health education, national standards, and evaluation methods, and includes a variety of activities and strategies for approaching health education in the classroom. Each content chapter is followed by a strategy chapter that shows the teacher how to effectively apply and teach the content in a meaningful way. The strategies include value clarification activities, dramatizations, puzzles, and games, as well as suggestions for World Wide Web sites, references, and videos for teaching in each of the content areas. The theme of instilling lifelong health and wellness through positive lifestyle choices is used throughout. For health educators working with elementary and middle school students, or anyone else with an interest in health education.

Table of Contents

Preface xxv
Chapter One: The Need for Health Education
1(22)
The Evolution of Health Education
2(2)
What Is Health?
2(2)
Health Highlight: What Health Education Is and Is Not
4(1)
What Is Health Education and Health Promotion?
5(1)
Accomplishing Health Education
6(2)
Why Health Education?
8(2)
Health Highlight: Every Day in America
10(1)
Health Objectives for the Year 2000
11(2)
School Health Education
12(1)
Health Highlight: Adolescentsi Health Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors
13(3)
Healthy School Food Services
15(1)
School Physical Education
15(1)
Healthy School Environment
16(1)
Health Highlight: Healthy People 2000
16(1)
School Health Services
17(1)
The Comprehensive School Health Program
17(2)
School-Based Health Centers--The School Nurse
19(1)
Summary
20(1)
Discussion Questions
21(1)
References
21(2)
Chapter Two: The Role of the Teacher in Health Instruction
23(14)
The Challenge of Health Education
24(2)
Barriers to Successful Health Teaching
24(2)
Professional Preparation
26(1)
Health Highlight: Responsibilities of the Health Educator
27(1)
Personal Qualities of the Health Teacher
28(3)
The Teacher as Part of the Health Team
31(1)
Legal Responsibilities of the Teacher
31(1)
Health Highlight: The Third Phi Delta Kappa Poll of Teachersi Attitudes toward the Public Schools
32(3)
Working with Students
32(1)
Working with Parents
32(1)
Working with Other Teachers and the School Administration
33(1)
Working with the School or Clinic Nurse
33(1)
Working with Outside Agencies
33(1)
The Teacheris Responsibility in Education of the Disabled
34(1)
Summary
35(1)
Discussion Questions
35(1)
References
36(1)
Chapter Three: Planning for Health Instruction
37(30)
Content Areas in the Elementary School
38(1)
Grade Placement for Health Education Topics
38(1)
Developing Scope and Sequence
39(1)
Determining What to Teach
39(2)
Social Mores
39(1)
Student Interest
40(1)
Health Highlight: The National Health Education Standards
41(3)
Health Needs
42(1)
Textbooks and Courses of Study
43(1)
Barriers to Quality Health Education
44(4)
Teaching for Values
48(1)
Curriculum Approaches
48(9)
School Health Education Study (SHES)
48(1)
The National Diffusion Network (NDN)
49(2)
Health Programs Approved by NDN
51(4)
Commercial Programs
55(2)
Other Teaching Materials
57(1)
Developing a Health Curriculum
57(5)
The Michigan Model--A State Model
58(1)
Teaching Units
58(1)
Lesson Planning--Selected Strategies
59(1)
The Hunter Approach to Lesson Planning
60(2)
Developing Objectives
62(2)
Writing Instructional Objectives
64(1)
Summary
64(1)
Discussion Questions
65(1)
References
65(2)
Chapter Four: Strategies for Implementing Health Instruction
67(28)
The Relationship of Strategies to Learning
68(1)
Factors Affecting Strategies
68(1)
A Positive Climate for Learning
69(1)
Values Clarification Strategies
69(2)
Health Highlight: Learning and Remembering
71(4)
Simple Values-Related Strategies
71(1)
Decision Stories
72(3)
Other Verbal and Discussion-Oriented Strategies
75(4)
Brainstorming
75(1)
Buzz Groups
76(1)
Case Studies
76(1)
Cooperative Learning
76(1)
Critical Essays
77(1)
Debate
77(1)
Committee Work
77(1)
Lecture, Group, and Panel Discussion
77(2)
Resource Speakers
79(1)
Action-Oriented Strategies
79(5)
Dramatizations
79(1)
Storytelling
80(1)
Flannel, Felt, and Magnetic Boards
80(1)
Crossword Puzzles
80(1)
Demonstrations and Experiments
80(1)
Exhibits
81(1)
Field Trips
81(1)
Games
82(1)
Models and Specimens
82(1)
Peer Helpers
82(1)
Self-Appraisals
83(1)
The Use of Media in Health Instruction
84(5)
Computer-Assisted Instruction
84(2)
Television, Videotape, and Videodisk
86(1)
Choosing Videotapes and Videodisks
87(1)
Filmstrips
88(1)
Slides
88(1)
Overhead Transparencies
88(1)
Audio Tapes
88(1)
Health Highlight: Examples of Software/CD-ROMs for Classroom Use
89(1)
Selecting Appropriate Media
89(2)
Summary
91(1)
Discussion Questions
92(1)
References
92(3)
Chapter Five: Measurement and Evaluation of Health Education
95(18)
Measurement and Evaluation
96(1)
Teacher Skill Needed for Competent Measurement and Evaluation
97(1)
Teacher-Made Tests
98(1)
Developing Tests
99(3)
Measuring Health Attitudes
102(3)
Attitude Scales
102(1)
Observation
103(2)
Traditional Grading Strategies
105(1)
The Percentage Method
105(1)
The A to F Combination Method
105(1)
Health Highlight: Guidelines for Effective Grading
106(2)
Pass/Fail
106(1)
Performance-Based Evaluation
106(1)
Peer Evaluation
107(1)
Narrative Grading
108(1)
The Kentucky Model
108(3)
Health Highlight: Understanding the Results of the Kentucky Instructional Results Information System
111(1)
Summary
111(1)
Discussion Questions
112(1)
References
112(1)
Chapter Six: Body Systems/Personal Health
113(34)
A Unique Machine
114(1)
The Nervous System
114(3)
The Central Nervous System
114(1)
The Brain and Spinal Cord
115(2)
The Autonomic Nervous System
117(1)
The Endocrine System
117(2)
The Hypothalamus
117(1)
The Thyroid
118(1)
The Adrenal
118(1)
The Pancreas
118(1)
The Respiratory System
119(2)
The Nose
120(1)
The Esophagus and Epiglottis
120(1)
The Trachea, Bronchi, and Alveoli
120(1)
The Lungs
120(1)
The Diaphragm and Rib Cage
121(1)
The Circulatory System
121(4)
The Heart
122(1)
The Blood
123(1)
The Blood Vessels
124(1)
The Digestive/Excretory System
125(3)
The Stomach
127(1)
The Small Intestine
127(1)
The Large Intestine
127(1)
The Kidneys
128(1)
The Skeletal/Muscular System
128(1)
The Spinal Column
128(1)
Health Highlight: Black and White Adolescent Femalesi Perceptions of Ideas Body Size
129(2)
The Skull
129(1)
The Sternum and Rib Cage
130(1)
The Pelvis
130(1)
Bones of the Legs and Feet
130(1)
Bones of the Arms and Hands
130(1)
The Muscles
130(1)
Developing Good Habits Early
131(1)
Personal Appearance
131(3)
The Skin
131(1)
Skin Conditions
132(1)
Care of the Skin
133(1)
The Fingernails and Toenails
134(1)
Care of the Nails
134(1)
The Hair
134(2)
Care of the Hair
135(1)
Posture
136(1)
The Senses
136(1)
The Sense of Vision
136(1)
Health Highlight: Is School Vision Screening Effective?
137(2)
Visual Defects
137(1)
Care of the Eyes
138(1)
The Sense of Hearing
139(1)
Hearing Impairments
139(1)
Care of the Ears
139(1)
The Sense of Touch
140(1)
Care of the Sense of Touch
140(1)
The Senses of Taste and Smell
140(1)
Care of the Senses of Taste and Smell
140(1)
Dental Health
141(1)
Dental Problems
141(1)
Care of the Teeth
141(1)
Exercise, Relaxation, and Sleep
142(2)
Exercise
142(1)
Relaxation
143(1)
Sleep
143(1)
Summary
144(1)
Discussion Questions
144(1)
References
145(2)
Chapter Seven: Strategies for Teaching Body Systems/Personal Health
147(44)
Valued Outcomes/Personal Health
148(1)
Planning Learning Activities
149(1)
The Concept of Personal Health
149(1)
Value-Based Activities/Body Systems
150(2)
Values Voting
150(1)
Being Good to Me
150(1)
Body Drawings
150(1)
Rank-Ordering Health Practices
150(1)
Body Systems Position Statement
151(1)
Body Care Collage
151(1)
Body Image Sentence Completion
151(1)
Value-Based Activities/Personal Health
152(4)
Happy Health Activities
152(1)
Sad and Glad
152(1)
Exercise and Sleep Attitude Scale
152(1)
Personal Health Voting
153(1)
Smiley/Sad Face
153(1)
Dental Health/Self-Confidence
154(1)
Good Health/Bad Health
154(1)
Before and After
154(1)
What Sleep Means to Me
154(1)
Self-Portrait
155(1)
Relaxation Ranking
155(1)
Personal Health Sentence Completion
155(1)
Decision Stories/Body Systems
156(1)
Decision Stories/Personal Health
156(1)
Enhancing Your Health
157(1)
Dramatization/Body Systems
157(2)
Dramatization/Personal Health
159(1)
Discussion and Report Techniques/Body Systems
160(8)
Discussion and Report Techniques/Personal Health
168(3)
Experiment and Demonstration/Body Systems
171(6)
Experiment and Demonstration/Personal Health
177(2)
Puzzles and Games/Body Systems
179(5)
Puzzles and Games/Personal Health
184(1)
Other Ideas/Body Systems
185(1)
Other Ideas/Personal Health
185(1)
References
186(5)
Chapter Eight: Mental Health and Stress Reduction
191(26)
The Importance of Mental Health
192(1)
Characteristics of the Emotionally Healthy
192(1)
Health Highlight: Sensitivity to Multicultural Diversity
193(1)
What Children Need to Achieve Emotional Health
194(1)
Health Highlights: Fostering a Positive Classroom Atmosphere
195(1)
Self-Esteem and the Development of Emotional Health
195(1)
Values and Patterns of Decision Making
196(1)
Behavior and the Expression of Emotions
197(1)
Defense Mechanisms
198(2)
Latchkey Children
200(1)
Divorce and Separation--The Effects on Children
200(1)
Death and Children
201(1)
Depression and Children
202(2)
Suicide in Children and Adolescents
204(1)
Health Highlight: Common Myths About Suicide
205(1)
Rules for Developing and Maintaining Mental Health
206(1)
The Role of the Teacher in Promoting Mental Health
206(1)
The Role of the Family in Developing Emotional Health
207(1)
Stress and Its Relationship to Mental Health
208(1)
The General Adaptation Syndrome
209(1)
Effects of Chronic Stress
209(2)
Dealing with Distress
211(1)
Stress Management in Children
211(1)
Health Highlight: The Mental Health Needs of Elementary School Children
212(2)
Relaxation Techniques
212(1)
Other Relaxation Techniques
213(1)
The Role of Effective Communication in Reducing Stress
214(1)
Summary
214(1)
Discussion Questions
215(1)
References
216(1)
Chapter Nine: Strategies for Teaching Mental Health and Stress Reduction
217(28)
Mental Health: An Integral Part of Life
218(1)
Value-Based Activities
219(3)
Valued Possessions
219(1)
Voting Exercise
220(1)
The Time of My Life
220(1)
Name Tag Descriptors
220(25)
Rank Ordering Personality Traits
245
Friends Should Be...
221(1)
Relationship Collage
222(24)
Things I Like in Others
246
Decision Stories
222(1)
Other Strategies for Learning
223(12)
Health Highlight: Am I Stressed?
235(8)
Resources
243(2)
Chapter Ten: Sexuality Education
245(30)
Implications for Sexuality Education
246(2)
Teaching Sexuality Education
248(1)
Health Highlights: A Sample Letter to Parents
249(1)
Concepts to Be Taught in Sexuality Education
250(2)
Preschool Sexuality Education
250(1)
Early Elementary Grades
250(1)
Upper Elementary Grades
250(1)
Grades K--3
251(1)
Health Highlight: Concepts and Topics in a Comprehensive Sexuality Education Program
252(1)
Social Aspects of Sexuality and Family Living
253(1)
Types of Families
253(1)
The Changing Nature of the American Family
253(2)
Concepts of Love and Family
255(2)
Why People Marry
257(1)
Parenthood
257(1)
Advantages and Disadvantages of Parenthood
257(1)
Single Parenthood
258(1)
Divorce
258(1)
Blended Families
259(1)
Psychological Aspects of Sexuality and Family Living
259(1)
Gender Development
260(1)
Sex Roles
260(1)
Developing Sexuality
261(1)
Biological Components of Sex Education
261(1)
The Male Reproductive System
261(1)
The Female Reproductive System
262(2)
Conception and Pregnancy
264(1)
Genetics
265(1)
The Embryonic Period
266(1)
Multiple Births
266(1)
Childbirth
266(1)
Health Highlight: Calculating the Due Date
267(1)
Unwanted Pregnancies
267(1)
Problems of Abuse and Violence
268(1)
Health Highlight: Indicator of Sexual Abuse
269(1)
Health Highlight: Information for Teachers of Abuse
270(1)
Summary
271(1)
Discussion Questions
272(1)
Reference
273(2)
Chapter Eleven: Strategies for Teaching Family Life Education
275(26)
Building Self-Esteem and Responsible Decision Making
276(1)
Value-Based Strategies
276(2)
Rights and Responsibilities
276(1)
Attitude Inventory--How Do I Feel?
277(1)
Getting to Know Me
278(1)
Thatis My Opinion
278(1)
Decision Stories
278(2)
Health Highlight: Whatis Happening?
280(1)
Other Strategies for Teaching
281(18)
References
299(2)
Chapter Twelve: Substance Use and Abuse
301(28)
Substance or Drug Abuse
302(2)
Reasons for Substance Abuse
302(1)
Youth at Risk for Substance Abuse
303(1)
Symptoms of Possible Substance Abuse in Youth
303(1)
Effects of Drugs on the Body
304(2)
Route of Administration
304(1)
Distribution
305(1)
Dosage
305(1)
Expectations of the User
305(1)
Frequency of Use
306(1)
Over-the-Counter Drugs
306(1)
Depressants
307(1)
Alcohol
307(5)
Effects of Alcohol
308(1)
Why Do Youth Begin Abusing Alcohol?
309(1)
Consequences of Alcohol Use
309(1)
Drinking and Accidents
309(1)
Alcoholism and Alcohol-Related Problems
310(1)
Barbiturates
311(1)
Tranquilizers
311(1)
Cross Tolerance and the Depressant Drugs
311(1)
Narcotics
312(1)
Stimulants
312(3)
Caffeine
313(1)
Amphetamines
313(1)
Cocaine
313(2)
Tobacco
315(1)
Health Highlight: The Report of the Surgeon General: Preventing Tobacco Use among Young People
316(4)
Why People Smoke
317(1)
Second-Hand and Sidestream Smoke
318(1)
Reducing the Hazards of Smoking
318(1)
Smokeless Tobacco
319(1)
Preventing and/or Reducing Tobacco Use
319(1)
Inhalants
320(1)
Designer Drugs
320(1)
Hallucinogens
321(1)
Marijuana
321(2)
Drug Education
323(2)
Summary
325(2)
Discussion Questions
327(1)
References
327(2)
Chapter Thirteen Strategies for Teaching About Substance Use and Abuse
329(42)
The Challenge of Substance Abuse Education
330(1)
Value-Based Activities
330(4)
Smoking and the Law
330(1)
Smoking and You
331(1)
Living without Drugs
331(1)
Living with Drugs
331(1)
Where Do You Stand?
331(1)
Sentence Completion
332(1)
The Familyis Influence
332(1)
Drug Rating Scale
333(1)
Effects of Drugs on the Fetus
333(1)
Decision Stories
334(2)
Dramatizations
336(6)
Discussion and Report Strategies
342(10)
Experiments and Demonstrations
352(5)
Puzzles and Games
357(6)
Other Ideas
363(1)
Reference
364(7)
Chapter Fourteen: Infectious and Noninfectious Conditions
371(36)
Communicable Diseases
372(1)
The Stages of Diseases
373(1)
Protection against Diseases
373(3)
The Immune System
375(1)
Selected Infectious Diseases
376(3)
The Common Cold
378(1)
Strep Throat
378(1)
Influenza
378(1)
Infectious Mononucleosis
378(1)
Health Highlight: The Hepatitis B Occupational Risk Worksheet
379(4)
Hepatitis
379(2)
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
381(2)
Chronic and Noninfectious Disease
383(2)
Health Highlight: Natural History of Congenital HIV Infection
385(1)
Health Highlight: Support for Children with HIV Infection in School: Best Practices Guidelines
386(2)
The Cardiovascular System
388(6)
Anatomy and Physiology
388(1)
Types of Cardiovascular Disease
389(5)
Cancer
394(1)
Types of Cancer
394(1)
Health Highlight: Cancer Terms to Know
394(4)
How Cancer Spreads
395(1)
Causes of Cancer
395(2)
Warning Signals of Cancer
397(1)
Trends in Diagnosis, Treatment, and Research
397(1)
Health Highlight: Preventing Cancer: Guidelines from the American Cancer Society
398(1)
Respiratory Disorders
399(1)
Other Conditions
399(3)
Diabetes Mellitus
399(2)
Sickle Cell Anemia
401(1)
Epilepsy
401(1)
Health Highlight: A Child with Sickle Cell Anemia in the Classroom
402(1)
Summary
403(1)
Discussion Questions
404(1)
References
404(3)
Chapter Fifteen: Strategies for Teaching about Infectious and Noninfectious Conditions
407(22)
Value-Based Activities
408(1)
How Did I Get It?
408(1)
The Help I Get
408(1)
Health Highlight: A Most Preventable Situation
409(2)
Value Statements
410(1)
Facts and Myths
410(1)
Decision Stories
411(1)
Dramatization
411(2)
Discussion and Report Strategies
413(1)
Experiments and Demonstrations
414(9)
Puzzles and Games
423(3)
Resources
426(3)
Chapter Sixteen: Nutrition
429(24)
Knowledge and Nutrition
430(1)
Food Habits and Customs
430(2)
Economic, Personal, and Lifestyle Factors
431(1)
Health Highlight: Dietary Guidelines for Americans
432(1)
Nutrients
432(6)
Carbohydrates
433(1)
Proteins
434(1)
Fats
434(1)
Blood Cholesterol
435(1)
Water
435(1)
Minerals
436(1)
Vitamins
436(2)
Antioxidants
438(1)
Nutritional Needs
438(1)
Characteristics of the Types of Food
439(1)
Recommended Dietary Allowances
440(1)
Food Problems
440(3)
Undernutrition
441(1)
Hunger and Learning
442(1)
Overweight and Obesity
442(1)
Health Highlight: Obesity in Children and Youth Related to Inactivity
443(3)
Weight Control
444(2)
The Role of the Teacher
446(1)
Therapy and Counseling
446(1)
Other Food-Related Issues
446(1)
Food Quackery
446(1)
Food Labeling
447(1)
Nutrition Education
447(2)
The School Lunch Program
447(2)
Summary
449(1)
Discussion Questions
450(1)
References
450(3)
Chapter Seventeen: Strategies for Teaching Nutrition
453(40)
A Flexible Approach to Nutrition
454(1)
Value-Based Activities
455(3)
The Food Guide Pyramid
455(1)
What's Healthy?
455(1)
Nutrition Beliefs Survey
455(1)
Healthful Food Voting
456(1)
Nutrition Sentence Completion
456(1)
Rank-Ordering Favorite Foods
457(1)
Values Continuum
457(1)
My Favorite Meal Is
457(1)
What's for Lunch?
457(1)
Decision Stories
458(1)
Dramatizations
459(5)
Discussion and Report Techniques
464(13)
Experiments and Demonstrations
477(6)
Puzzles and Games
483(5)
Other Ideas
488(1)
Reference
489(4)
Chapter Eighteen: Intentional and Unintentional Injuries (Accident and Violence Prevention)
493(14)
Children and Accidents
494(1)
The Need for Safety Education
494(1)
Safety and Risk Taking
495(1)
Fostering Safety Behavior
495(1)
A Positive Approach to Safety
495(1)
The Accident-Susceptible Individual
496(1)
Accidents
496(5)
Causes of Accidents
496(1)
Types of Accidents
496(5)
Children and Violence
501(1)
Health Highlight: Young People's Attitudes toward Crime and Violence
501(1)
Personal Safety
502(1)
The School Safety Program
502(1)
Health Highlight: Home Alone!
503(1)
First-Aid Skills
503(2)
Emergency Situations
504(1)
Summary
505(1)
Discussion Questions
505(1)
References
506(1)
Chapter Nineteen: Strategies for Teaching Safety and First Aid
507(30)
Fostering Safety Behavior
508(1)
Value-Based Activities
508(2)
Safety Habits Beliefs
508(1)
Safety Voting
509(1)
Safety Sentence Completion
509(1)
Decision Stories
510(2)
Dramatization
512(7)
Discussion and Report Technique
519(4)
Experiments and Demonstrations
523(4)
Puzzles and Games
527(4)
Other Ideas
531(2)
Reference
533(4)
Chapter Twenty: Consumer Health
537(20)
A Nation of Consumers
538(1)
Advertising and Consumer Behavior
538(1)
Advertising Approaches
539(2)
Other Influences on Product and Service Choices
541(1)
Consumer Myths and Misconceptions
541(1)
Quackery
542(1)
Health Care
543(4)
Paying for Health Care
544(1)
Medical Insurance
544(1)
Health Maintenance Organizations
544(1)
Government Health Insurance
545(1)
When to Seek Health Care
545(1)
Selecting a Health Care Professional
545(1)
Choosing a Health Care Facility
546(1)
Health Highlight: Health Care Specialists
547(1)
Health-Related Products
548(1)
Over-the-Counter (OTC) Drugs
548(1)
Health Highlight: Your Medical Rights
549(2)
Cosmetic Products
549(2)
Consumer Rights and Protection
551(1)
Consumer Protection Agencies
552(1)
Private Agencies
553(1)
Health Highlight: Newsletters: Reliable Health-Related Information
554(1)
Teaching Consumer Health Education
554(1)
Summary
555(1)
Discussion Questions
556(1)
References
556(1)
Chapter Twenty-One: Strategies for Teaching Consumer Health
557(26)
Establishing Consumer Behavior Patterns
558(1)
Health Highlight: A Thought on Generic Drugs
558(1)
Value-Based Activities
559(3)
Why Do I Buy?
559(1)
Assessing Attitudes
559(1)
Budget Diary
560(1)
I'm a Wise Consumer Because
561(1)
Health Fact or Fiction
561(1)
Decision Stories
562(1)
Other Teaching Strategies
563(20)
Chapter Twenty-Two: Aging, Dying, and Death
583(24)
The Normalcy of Aging
584(1)
The Significance of Aging Education
584(1)
Demographic Aspects of the Elderly
585(1)
Factors Related to Aging
585(1)
Sex
586(1)
Race
586(1)
Personality
586(1)
Genetics
586(1)
Employment and Income
586(1)
Education
586(1)
Social Attitudes
586(1)
The Aging Process
586(3)
Biological Aspects of Aging
587(1)
Psychological Aspects of Aging
587(1)
Sociological Aspects of Aging
587(2)
Major Challenges Facing the Elderly
589(1)
Ageism
590(1)
Health Highlight: Stereotypes of Elderly Sexuality
591(1)
Intergenerational Contact
591(1)
Considering Death
592(1)
Common Attitudes Toward Death and Dying
593(2)
Positive Approaches to Death
595(1)
Personal Beliefs about Death
595(1)
Needs of a Dying Person
596(1)
Adjusting to Dying
596(1)
The Family of a Dying Person
597(1)
The Grief Experience
597(2)
Funerals and Related Rituals
598(1)
Issues Surrounding Death
599(4)
Definitions of Death
599(1)
Organ Donation and Transplant
599(1)
The Right to Die and Euthanasia
600(1)
Wills
601(1)
What Happens When No Will Is Left
602(1)
Near-Death Experiences
602(1)
Hospice
602(1)
Suicide
602(1)
Health Highlight: Warning Signs of Suicide
603(1)
Students and Death
603(2)
Death Education
604(1)
Summary
605(1)
Discussion Questions
606(1)
References
606(1)
Chapter Twenty-Three: Strategies for Teaching about Aging, Dying, and Death
607(34)
Introduction
608(1)
Value-Based Activities
609(3)
Decision Stories
612(5)
Decision Stories--Dying and Death
617(1)
Dramatization
618(3)
Discussion and Report Techniques
621(10)
Experiments and Demonstrations
631(1)
Puzzles and Games
632(4)
Other Ideas
636(2)
References
638(3)
Chapter Twenty-Four: Environmental Health
641(18)
Human Impact on the Environment
642(1)
Ecosystems and Ecology
643(1)
Pollution of the Ecosphere
643(3)
Overpopulation
644(1)
Population Control
645(1)
Air Pollution
645(1)
Health Highlight: Health Effects of Global Warming and Ozone Layer Depletion
646(3)
Damage Resulting from Air Pollution
647(1)
Air Pollution Control
648(1)
Water Pollution
648(1)
Health Highlight: Objectives for Regulation of Contaminants by the Year 2000
649(6)
Hazardous Chemical Pollution
650(2)
Solid Waste Pollution
652(2)
Radiation Pollution
654(1)
Radiation Exposure Control
654(1)
Noise Pollution
654(1)
Noise Pollution Control
655(1)
Health Highlight: What You can Do to Protect Our Planet
655(1)
Preservation of the Ecosphere
656(1)
Summary
656(1)
Discussion Questions
657(1)
References
657(2)
Chapter Twenty-Five: Strategies for Teaching Environmental Health
659(20)
Fostering Environmental Appreciation
660(1)
Value-Based Activities
660(1)
Health Highlight: Things Kids Can Do to Protect the Environment
661(1)
Let's Rank Our Environmental Problems
662(1)
Decision Stories
663(1)
Dramatizations
664(3)
Discussion and Report Strategies
667(5)
Experiments and Demonstrations
672(3)
Puzzles and Games
675(2)
Other Ideas
677(1)
Reference
677(2)
Epilog 679(2)
Appendix: Emergency Skills 681(24)
Index 705


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