ERIC Number: ED062129
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Health Concepts, Guides for Health Instruction.
American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.
Concepts and supporting data pertaining to major health problems facing youth today as well as those anticipated in the next decade are enumerated in this resource. The material is designed as a reference for curriculum planners and classroom teachers in developing curriculum and teaching guides, units and instruction, and other curriculum materials at the state and local levels for elementary and secondary schools. Format of the book allows for concepts to be listed in boldface type in the margin with the supporting data beside them. Subject areas cover: accident prevention, aging, alcohol, disaster preparedness, disease and disease control, economics of health care, environmental conditions (water supplies and pollution control, food protection, occupational health, air pollution), evaluation of health information, family health, international health, mental health, ionizing radiation, nutrition, and smoking. A short presentation is made on how this conceptual approach can be used as a stimulus to action. (BL)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Data, Elementary Education, Fundamental Concepts, Guides, Health Education, Secondary Education
American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, 1201 16th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (244-07774 $1.75)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.