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Middle School Health Education

Middle School Curriculum Guide
Please check back to this page in the fall of 2017. The following topics will be inserted into the new 7th grade Physical Education and Wellness Course:
  • The nutritive value of foods, including natural and organically produced foods, the relation of nutrition to health, and the use and effects of food additives:
  • The harmful effects of and legal restrictions against the use of drugs of abuse, alcoholic beverages, and tobacco:
  • Sexually transmitted disease education, except that upon written request of the student's parent or guardian, a student shall be excused from taking instruction in sexually transmitted disease education:
  • Dating Violence Prevention. Which includes instruction in recognizing dating violence warning signs and characteristics of healthy relationships:
  • Prescription opioid abuse prevention with an emphasis on the prescription drug epidemic and the connection between prescription opioid abuse and addition to other drugs such as heroin. 
Middle School Team Nutrition Curriculum
Opioid Abuse Prevention
Dating Violence Prevention
Safe Routes To School
Lesson plans created by the Ohio Department of Transportation, SRTS.
Tobacco Prevention
Tobacco prevention activities are a key component of tobacco prevention. National and local agencies provide a variety of examples. Please note that not all of these tobacco prevention activities are evidence-based. However, activities are a key component to a comprehensive tobacco prevention program. This document aims to summarize the resources available and provide examples for use in K-12 school settings.
Click on this above link for the sports nutrition presentation by Stacey Potter from OSU 2017
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