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PPZ3C Health for Life

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Ministry of Education Course Title: Health and Physical Education, Grade 11, College

Course Code: PPZ3C                  

Grade Level: 11

Prerequisite: None

Department: Physical Education

Course Description:

This course enables students to examine the factors that influence their own health practices and behaviours as well as those factors that contribute to the development of healthy communities. It emphasizes the concept of wellness, which addresses all aspects of well-being – physical, cognitive, emotional, spiritual, and social – and promotes healthy eating, physical activity, and building and maintaining a positive sense of self. Students will develop the skills necessary to make healthy choices and create a personal wellness plan. They will also design initiatives that encourage others to lead healthy, active lives. The course prepares students for college programs in health sciences, fitness, wellness, and health promotion.

Total Time: 110 hours

Course Content

Unit 1 Determinants of Health

A1. explain how personal factors and individual health practices or behaviours influence personal health;
A2. explain how social factors influence personal health;
A3. demonstrate an understanding of various environmental factors that influence personal health.

Unit 2 Wellness

B1. demonstrate an understanding of the concept of personal wellness, the factors that influence it, and ways of maintaining and enhancing it;
B2. demonstrate the ability to develop and implement a personal wellness plan.

Unit 3 Healthy Communities

C1. demonstrate the ability to assess the quality of health information and use credible health information to make informed decisions and take appropriate action about matters affecting their health;
C2. demonstrate an understanding of the components of healthy communities and the factors that affect and sustain health within them;
C3. demonstrate the ability to influence and support others in making positive health choices.

Unit 4 Culminating Project

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