Essential Health

Essential Health ©2015

By: Catherine Sanderson, Mark Zelman, Melanie Lynch, and Melissa Munsell
Grade Level: 9-12
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Essential Health is the most up-to-date, skills-based text available for high school health and wellness classes. With its engaging writing and numerous supporting activities, this text presents the study of health and wellness as a dynamic discussion, relevant to students' lives. In addition to the standard topics, the text contains in-depth coverage of sleep, body image, and health across the lifespan. Content and skills are aligned to the National Health Education Standards. This textbook has 800 pages.
Organized to follow the textbook on a chapter-by-chapter basis, providing questions to help the student review the material presented in the chapter. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.
Online Materials
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription Purchase
The Online Student Center for Essential Health offers a complete learning package that is accessible through any Internet-enabled device, including computers, smartphones, and tablets. Students can study in the classroom or on the go: whenever or wherever it is most convenient.

Instructional materials included are:

Online Textbook
All content from the print textbook is included with exact page reproductions to ensure that students do not miss any important information or illustrations. Added to this are interactive features, such as animations or videos, which engage students and facilitate learning. Navigation is easy with a linked table of contents, and the search function helps students to easily find information.

Online Student Workbook
This is an exact reproduction of the printed workbook with features that provide options to meet classroom needs. Pages can be printed on demand for assignment, or students can complete their assignments online using embedded form fields and then print or e-mail the results for grading.

Companion Website
Activities that correspond to textbook content are readily available on this special website that provides a means of attracting student attention while increasing comprehension and retention of key concepts. Vocabulary games, e-flash cards, and interactive quizzes are examples of the included content. The option to print or e-mail answers promotes easy grading.

Mobile Site
With many students having smartphones and tablets, they can now study outside of the classroom or home. The mobile web app format allows students to quiz themselves using e-flash cards and assess their learning with self-assessment quizzes.
Bundle includes a copy of the Student Textbook and Online Student Center 6yr. Classroom Subscription.
The Online Instructor Resources 6yr. Subscription provides 6 years of individual access to the classroom support materials used most, all in one convenient location. Included are the contents of the Resource CD in addition to Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® and ExamView® Assessment Suite.
Companion Website
Activities that correspond to textbook content are readily available on this special website that provides a means of attracting student attention while increasing comprehension and retention of key concepts. Vocabulary games, e-flash cards, and interactive quizzes are examples of the included content. The option to print or e-mail answers promotes easy grading.

Mobile Site
With many students having smartphones and tablets, they can now study outside of the classroom or home. The mobile web app format allows students to quiz themselves using e-flash cards and assess their learning with self-assessment quizzes.
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Instructor Materials
Instructor's edition contains a variety of instructional support in the margins of each page to supplement your instruction.
This Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor's Materials. An introduction and overview of teaching material. Files are in Portable Document Format (PDF).
  • Textbook Answer Keys. Chapter Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Workbook Answer Keys. Workbook Answer Keys provided in PDF format.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable daily Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
System Requirements
Windows®
: Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download).

Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. The ExamView® Assessment Suite includes the ExamView® Test Generator, ExamView® Test Manager, and ExamView® Test Player. This product includes 22 test banks with a total of 1,525 questions.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® XP SP or later; Intel® Pentium® IV Processor 1GHz or higher (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 500 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.6 or later; Intel® Processor 1GHz or higher; 32-bit Kernel and Extensions; 512 MB RAM; 300 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system);
*Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Individual License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 22 chapters, comprising over 750 slides of instructional material. The presentations are best viewed in PowerPoint 2003 or higher or in the PowerPoint Viewer.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader® (free download). Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.

Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS® 9.X), and Adobe® Reader® (free download). Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.
Instructors’ materials cannot be ordered online. To place an order, please call: 800.323.0440
 

Table of Contents Back to the Top

Unit I - Introduction to Health and Wellness
  1. Understanding Your Health and Wellness
  2. Risk Factors: Behavior, Genes, Environment

Unit II - Nutrition and Food Choices
  3. Nutrition
  4. Body Weight and Composition
  5. Body Image

Unit III - Fitness and Personal Health
  6. Physical Fitness
  7. Sleep
  8. Personal Hygiene and Basic Healthcare

Unit IV - Understanding and Avoiding Hazardous Substances
  9. Tobacco
10. Alcohol
11. Medications and Drugs

Unit V - Diseases and Disorders
12. Infectious Diseases
13. Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV/AIDS
14. Noncommunicable Diseases
Unit VI - Mental and Emotional Health and Wellness
15. Achieving Mental and Emotional Health
16. Managing the Stress in Your Life
17. Mental Illnesses and Disorders

Unit VII - Social Health and Wellness
18. Healthy Family and Peer Relationships
19. Dealing with Conflict, Violence, and Abuse

Unit VIII - The Human Life Cycle
20. Reproduction and Pregnancy
21. Childbirth and Parenting Newborns
22. Human Development across the Life Span

Background Lessons
Body Systems
Safety and First Aid

 

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Text
PDF Chapter 3 (PDF, 1.92 MB)
PDF Chapter 9 Chapter 9 (PDF, 1.73 MB)
Sample Video Clip Melanie Lynch Interview Melanie Lynch Interview (Sample Video Clip, Health)
Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
g-wonlinetextbooks.com Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Health Education)
g-wonlinetextbooks.com Chapter 3 Chapter 3 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Health Education)
g-wonlinetextbooks.com Chapter 9 Chapter 9 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Health Education)
g-wonlinetextbooks.com Glossary/ Glosario Glossary/ Glosario (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Health Education)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
PPS Chapter 6 (PPS, 1.88 MB)
Companion Website
www.g-wlearning.com View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Health)
Mobile Companion Website
m.g-wlearning.com View Site (m.g-wlearning.com, Health)
Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.
 

CorrelationsBack to the Top

Type/StateCorrelation Title
California California Health Education Content Standards
Florida HOPE (Health Opportunities through Physical Education)
Idaho Family Health and Wellness
Indiana Health & Wellness
Mississippi Contemporary Health (Grades 9-12)
National Standards National Health Education Standards
North Carolina 9th-Grade Health
Oklahoma Health and Physical Education
Texas Health I, Grades 9-10
Virginia Health Standards of Learning
West Virginia Health – Grade 9
Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.
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