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Comprehensive Health

By: Catherine Sanderson, Mark Zelman, Melanie Lynch, and Melissa Munsell
ISBN: 978-1-61960-948-8
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2015
Subject: Health: High School
Description
Comprehensive Health offers a complete solution for high school health classes. All health education information, including pregnancy prevention and sexuality topics, is presented in the text, with no supplements needed. In this up-to-date, skills-based text, health and wellness topics are presented 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 and the National Sexuality Education Standards.
  • Examples of up-to-date coverage not found in other texts include discussions of e-cigarettes, substance abuse in the context of changing laws, cyber-bullying, and other online safety issues.
  • Extensive instructor's resources, including videos, lesson plans, worksheets, and assessments, save time and help to create the most appropriate lessons for the classroom.
  • Award-winning health teachers created an abundance of classroom-tested activities to engage students as they study key concepts.
An English/Spanish glossary (available in the Text and Companion Website) and English/Spanish e-flash cards (available on the Companion Website) improve comprehension for English Language Learners.
Products & Prices 6-12 Education
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Text 864 978-1-61960-948-8 $106.64
Comprehensive Health offers a complete solution for high school health classes. All health education information, including pregnancy prevention and sexuality topics, is presented in the text, with no supplements needed. In this up-to-date, skills-based text, health and wellness topics are presented 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 and the National Sexuality Education Standards. This textbook has 864 pages.
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription       Purchase
Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 978-1-61960-950-1 $122.64
The Online Student Center for Comprehensive 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. 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 (Text + Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription) (min. 15) 978-1-61960-956-3 $159.96
Bundle includes a copy of the Student Textbook and Online Student Center 6yr. Classroom Subscription.
Workbook 978-1-61960-951-8 $24.00
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.
Instructor's Edition 978-1-61960-952-5 $140.00 *
Instructor's edition contains a variety of instructional support in the margins of each page to supplement your instruction.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-61960-953-2 $264.00 *
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.
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 1665 test questions 978-1-61960-954-9 $248.00 *
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 24 test banks with a total of 1665 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.
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 800 slides 978-1-61960-955-6 $240.00 *
Individual License. contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 24 chapters, comprising over 800 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.
Online Instructor Resources, 6yr. Individual Subscription 978-1-61960-686-9 $528.00 *
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 and Mobile Site       Free
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.
*To order instructor's materials call 800.323.0440.
Related Title(s)
Essential Health
Table of Contents

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
23. Pregnancy Prevention
24. Understanding Sexuality
Background Lessons
Body Systems
Safety and First Aid
Look Inside
Text
PDF
Chapter 3 (PDF, 1.92 MB)
PDF
Chapter 9 (PDF, 1.73 MB)
Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Health)
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Chapter 3 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Health)
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Chapter 9 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Health)
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Glossary/ Glosario (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Health Education)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
PPS
Chapter 6 (PPS, 2.08 MB)
Mobile Companion Website
m.g-wlearning.com
View Site (m.g-wlearning.com, Health)
Companion Website
www.g-wlearning.com
View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Health)
Correlations
California
Maryland
National Standards
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
Texas
PDF
Health I, Grades 9-10 (PDF, 546 KB)
West Virginia
PDF
Health – Grade 9 (PDF, 391 KB)
About the Author(s)

Catherine Sanderson - specializes in health and positive psychology. She is the James E. Ostendarp Professor of Psychology at Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts. She earned a bachelor's degree in psychology, with a specialization in health and development, from Stanford University, and earned her master's and a doctoral degree in psychology from Princeton University. Dr. Sanderson's research has received grant funding from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. She has published over 25 journal articles and book chapters in addition to three college textbooks and a popular-press book on parenting.

Mark Zelman - specializes in biology, microbiology, and human diseases. He is an Associate Professor of Biology at Aurora University, Aurora, Illinois. Dr. Zelman received a bachelor's degree in biology at Rockford College, with minors in chemistry and psychology. He received a PhD in microbiology and immunology at Loyola University of Chicago. He has published articles on microbiology, infectious disease, autoimmune disease, and biotechnology, and he has written two college texts on human diseases and infection control.

Melanie Lynch - is a teacher at North Allegheny Intermediate High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Melanie is vice president of Pennsylvania's AHPERD (PSAHPERD) Association. For the past 21 years, she has also been a health education specialist at State College Area High School in State College, Pennsylvania. Melanie has trained hundreds of teachers as a Health Education Assessment Project (HEAP) trainer for the state of Pennsylvania.

Melissa Munsell - is an instructional specialist in the Physical Education and Health Department at North East Independent School District in San Antonio, Texas. Melissa serves as the K-12 Health Education Lead for the district. She has also served as vice president of the Health Division of the Texas's AHPERD (TAHPERD) Association.