Personal & Community Health

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Carone Learning Category: Foundations
Subject: Health
Recommended Grade Level: 9-12
Course Credit: One semester, 0.5 credits (5 units in CA)
Recommended Pre-Requisites: None
Course Description

This course explores the various realms of health as they relate to personal and community health. Health issues discussed include disease prevention, nutrition and exercise, reproductive health, healthy relationships, mental health, safety, drugs, consumer health, and environmental health. Additionally, students will examine broader health and social issues within the community and world, as well as learn skills to help them advocate for themselves and others.

Units & Tasks

This course is divided into the following Units and Sections.

  • Course Introduction
  • Unit 1: Body Systems & Disease Prevention
    • 1.1 Personal & Community Health
    • 1.2 Body Systems
    • 1.3 Disease Transmission & Prevention
  • Unit 2: Physical Health
    • 2.1 Physical Health
    • 2.2 Nutrition
    • 2.3 Reproductive Health*
  • Unit 3: Social & Emotional Health
    • 3.1 Healthy Relationships
    • 3.2 Mental Health
    • 3.3 Issues in Social/Emotional Health
  • Unit 4: Safety
    • 4.1 Emergencies
    • 4.2 Violence Prevention & Safety
    • 4.3 Substance Abuse
  • Unit 5: Advocacy & Community Health
    • 5.1 Consumer & Environmental Health
    • 5.2 Community Health
    • 5.3 Health Careers

Within each section students will find the following tasks to view or complete:

  1. Checklist—an outline of tasks for that section
  2. Lessons—multimedia online lesson(s) about the section topic
  3. Field Trip—links to other online sites with additional fitness information
  4. Reflection*—a journal reflecting on material learned
  5. Discussion*—class discussion on an assigned topic
  6. Assignment *—section assignment
  7. Vocab Check—a practice exercise to test your knowledge of vocabulary
  8. Quiz*—quiz covering information from the lessons

The items noted with an asterisk above are those that must be submitted for a grade. A unit exam will be found at the end of every unit, as well as a comprehensive final exam at the end of the course.


There are 16 sections in this course. Each section is designed to be completed in about one week’s time. However, students may take more or less time as needed. A recommended pacing guide is provided within the course.

Parent & Teacher Guides

Parent and teacher guides available.


There are no required materials for this course.

Technical Requirements

An internet connection and computer or tablet is required. Software requirements include a PDF reader, and word-processing application (such as Microsoft Word, Google Docs, or Open Office).

*This course is available with or without a reproductive health section.

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