4th Grade Health
In 4th Grade Health, the student acquires the health information and skills necessary to become healthy adults and learn about behaviors in which they should and should not participate. Skills are taught in seeking guidance in the area of health from parents, how personal behaviors can increase or reduce health risks throughout the lifespan, how health is influenced in a variety of factors, and how to recognize health information and products. In addition to learning age-specific health information on a variety of health topics, students learn how their behaviors affect their body systems. Students are taught the consequences of unsafe behaviors while using social skills to deal with peer pressure and communicate effectively.