UNIT 1: Healthy Body

Unit Understandings:


  • Students will understand personal choices when making healthy decision related to goal setting, physical Fitness and Nutrition.
  • Students will understand that the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology and other factors which affect their health behaviors can aid or hinder their personal health goals.
  • Students will understand that practicing health-enhancing behaviors such as personal health goal setting, proper understanding and care of body systems, and proper nutrition can reduce their health risks.
Essential Questions:
  1. How can I be health smart?
  2. Why is regular exercise so essential for everyone?
  3. What makes a food healthy or unhealthy? 
  4. What does the phrase “You are what you eat” mean to you?  
  5. Why do teens develop unhealthy eating behaviors?

Take a look at this Chapter in our textbook for an overview of health and setting SMART goals for yourself!