DMS Health

8th Grade ATD Kahoot Review

Link: 8th Grade Kahoot Review

Game Pin: 2812352

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Nutrition & Fitness Unit begins week of February 12th

All Health classes will start the Nutrition & Fitness unit on Monday, February 12th. This unit will last approximately 12 school days. During this time period, we will have special guests from Wellstar in the classrooms two different times to discuss Nutrition and Fitness from their perspective!  This unit culminates with a project and quiz.

Stay Healthy!

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Alcohol, Tobacco, & Drugs Quiz on Friday, February 9th!

This week all health classes are wrapping up studies on Alcohol, Tobacco and Drugs and how they impact the body both short term and long term! 6th, 7th, & 8th grade classes will review on Thursday, February 8th in class and have their quiz on Friday.  The quiz format will be 25 questions consisting of multiple choice, matching and true/false using a scan-tron.

If you have any questions, please see your teacher in class this week!

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Truth About Drugs – 8th grade

All 8th grade Health classes are completing their “Truth About Drugs” project this week (2/1 & 2/2) and next (2/5-2/7). Groups of 4 were given a brief snapshot in to the lives of a person struggling with a drug.  Each group received a detailed rubric of the expectations/tasks and given 4 class periods to meet the requirements. Presentations will be held in class on Wednesday, February 7th.

Stay Healthy My Friends!

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Alcohol Stations

Today, Monday, January 29th, all classes will be participating in the “Drunk” goggle stations. Each grade level will have various stations to travel through that will demonstrate some of the effects of Alcohol, both short term and long term.

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7th Grade Alcohol Webquest

Webquest question sheet

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7th Grade Webquest

http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/alcohols-effect-on-the-mind-and-body-502/

 

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8th Grade Alcohol Webquest

http://recipes.howstuffworks.com/alcohol1.htm

http://www.erowid.org/chemicals/alcohol/alcohol_timeline.php

http://www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov/specialfeatures/interactivebody.aspx

http://healthlibrary.brighamandwomens.org/InteractiveTools/Quizzes/40,AlcoholAbuseQuiz

http://recipes.howstuffworks.com/alcohol5.htm

http://www.brad21.org/alcohol_and_you.html

http://www.intox.com/wheel/drinkwheel.asp

http://www.stoppingdistances.org.uk/

 

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6th Grade Alcohol Webquest

Section One

http://kidshealth.org/teen/drug_alcohol/alcohol/alcohol.html

Section Two

http://www.kidshelpphone.ca/Teens/InfoBooth/Emotional-Health/Alcohol-And-Drugs.aspx

Section Three

http://www.helpguide.org/articles/addiction/alcoholism-and-alcohol-abuse.htm

Section Four 

http://kidshealth.org/parent/medical/brain/fas.html

Section Five

https://prezi.com/pdqgwdblth1s/top-ten-refusal-skills-for-teens/

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Mental & Emotional Health Unit

All Health classes will be wrapping up our first unit, Mental & Emotional Health, by Friday, January 19th.  8th grade classes will be finishing up with a project, 7th grade will finish with a quiz on Friday, January 19th with a review day scheduled for the 18th and 6th grade classes will finish with a project!

Enjoy the long weekend!

Stay Healthy!

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Welcome to 3rd Quarter Health! (Syllabus Attached)

Welcome 3rd quarter students (and parents) to Dickerson Health! The first two days (Thursday & Friday) we will review the course syllabus, classroom expectations and participate in “get to know you” activities along with introducing our Mental & Emotional unit.  We look forward to a happy and healthy 2018 and are excited to begin the new year!  More information will be discussed in class this week.

Materials Needed: Each student will need a dedicated Health notebook (preferably with pocket folders inside) that will be used daily in health!  We will discuss this in class as well!

Stay Healthy!

2017-2018 Health Syllabus

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7th Grade

ATD Quiz on Thursday, December 13! Please review Alcohol Webquest, Tobacco Notes and Illegal Drug Notes! You may also review Kahoot!

https://play.kahoot.it/#/?quizId=eaafff28-60e1-4102-8b1d-f56e89cc7f7e

or

https://play.kahoot.it/#/?quizId=89cfeabf-5ef5-4c95-b7f6-41b4db237098

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Human Growth & Development Info

Human Growth & Development for all Health students will take place Friday, December 15th -18th.  Permission forms went home December 6th to be signed and returned. Please return the form to your child’s Health teacher.

If you need another copy of the permission form….click here. 6-8 HGD Permission Form

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Alcohol, Tobacco & Drugs Unit

All Health classes are learning, discussing and researching facts about Alcohol, Tobacco & Drugs.  This week, 6th & 7th classes are learning about the effects of Tobacco on the body using technology, gallery walks, notes, and mini projects.  8th grade classes continue to work on their PSA projects that cover Alcohol, Tobacco or Drugs.  These students are making a 90 second PSA video or a billboard on the topic of their choice.  We will conclude this unit the week of December 11th with quizzes, review games, mini projects and presentations.  Up next….Human Growth & Development.  Look for a parent permission form coming home this week!  More info to come!

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8th Grade Health

8th Grade began their PSA (public service announcement) project last week.  Students are in groups and will begin putting their projects together this week. Important dates to remember:

Monday 12/4-Script/Idea due for project

Friday 12/8-Final project and individual quiz due

You may turn in your individual work any day up to Friday!

 

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6th Grade Health

6th Grade began their ATD (alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs) unit last week.  We started learning about alcohol and the dangers of underage drinking.  We also rotated through stations using the impairment goggles.  Students experienced how alcohol would impair their vision, balance, and reaction time.

This week we will continue with tobacco and it effects on the body.

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8th grade Kahoot! Review link

https://play.kahoot.it/#/k/5168d4cb-d7ba-45ff-b0b0-af13527f6d37

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7th Grade Nutrition Quiz Review

https://play.kahoot.it/#/k/66e7cf49-6ef3-4971-a3c7-23245e63cde9

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6th Grade Food Log Project

Students will be analyzing their food logs and food choices from the past week.  They will be seeing how their choices can impact their health and their future.  What choices can we make NOW to improve our health in the future??

 

Suggested Servings 

Choose my Plate 

 

 

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Sleighbells on the Square 5K!

Join Dickerson in the Sleighbells on the Square 5K run/walk this year in Marietta Square on December 9th! Teachers, students, family and friends are all welcome to sign up! Attached is the registration form. (Prices increases November 27th!)

*Prizes for the Middle School with the most participants awarded so please be sure to sign up under Dickerson Middle School!*

2017 Sleighbells Registration final-v56saw

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Wellstar Guest Speakers

Thursday November 2, 2017 and Monday November 6, 2017 we join in welcoming our guest speakers from Wellstar to visit our 6th,7th & 8th grade Health Classes. On Thursday, they will be doing a nutrition interactive lesson with our 6th and 7th grade students and a Countdown 2 drive lesson with our 8th graders. On Monday, they will be presenting a fun and exciting Fitness lesson with all grades! Thank you Wellstar for this opportunity we can bring to Dickerson!

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Nutrition & Fitness Unit

We started our second unit of the quarter, Nutrition & Fitness!  All classes are learning/reviewing about the 6 major nutrients and why each are important to the body!

Stay Healthy!

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Dickerson Ski Program…..last day for discount

Final DAY! of early registration DISCOUNTS for

The Dickerson Winter Games Experience

A Ski and Snowboard Program for those who have never tried

And for Experienced Skiers and Boarders

 

www.SSSSOA.com for me details and to register.  SEE PE department for a flyer!

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Mental & Emotional Quiz on Friday, Oct. 27th

Our Mental & Emotional Health unit concludes this week.  All health classes will have their end of unit quiz on Friday, Oct. 27th.  Classes will spend Thursday, Oct. 26th as a review day.  Next unit up, Nutrition & Fitness!!!

Stay Healthy!!!

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Dickerson Snowriders Club

We are happy to welcome back the Southern School of Snow Sports to Dickerson for the 8th year! Learn to ski or snowboard at our on campus skills & safety program the week of December 4 either before or after school. Then join us for our annual trip to Maggie Valley, NC at the Cataloochee Ski Area on Saturday, January 20,2018! Friends and Family are welcome to join!

For more details and to register please visit: http://www.ssssoa.com 

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7th Grade-Stress Activity

https://www.coolmath-games.com/0-snake

 

 

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Welcome 2nd Quarter Health Students

2nd quarter is here and we would like to welcome all our new health students!  Attached you will find our course syllabus for your reference.

You will need a health notebook by Monday, October 16th.

Thank you and we look forward to a healthy 9 weeks of Health!

2017-2018 Syllabus

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Human Growth & Development starts today Oct. 3 and runs through Thursday, Oct. 5th.

Each grade level will be following the CCSD guidelines regarding the delivery of the Human Growth & Development curriculum.  This is a “sit and get” time period where students will be reading, watching short video clips, asking questions, participating in class discussions and viewing short PowerPoint slides.

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Wellstar Presentation kicks off our Nutrition & Fitness Unit

On Friday, September 15th, all Health classes will participate in a Wellstar lesson. Representatives from Wellstar will conduct lessons to the 6th & 7th grade classes by introducing Nutrition and 8th grade will have a Driver Safety introduction.

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ATD Unit

The Alcohol, Tobacco & Drugs unit will be wrapping up soon. 8th grade finishes Friday when students present their PSA projects.  7th grade culminates on Monday, Sept. 11th with a quiz and 6th grade will finish mid to late next week with a quiz.

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Health Update

All health classes continue to study the effects of Alcohol, Tobacco & Drugs on the body and mind.  8th grade classes have started the PSA project that will culminate either 9/6/17 or 9/7/17 with the presentations. Students will be receiving 3 separate grades for this project. 7th grade continues to study Alcohol, Tobacco & Drugs by the “Body Project” and how alcohol and tobacco effects each of the 5 body systems. This project will culminate 9/6/17 and will count as a project grade.  6th grade classes continue to study Alcohol, Tobacco & Drugs by taking notes, working in stations, discussions and mini projects.

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8th Grade Alcohol Webquest

http://science.howstuffworks.com/alcohol1.htm

http://alcohol-facts.net/Alcohol-Timeline.html

://www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov/CollegeStudents/anatomy/InteractiveBody_flash.aspx

http://healthlibrary.brighamandwomens.org/InteractiveTools/Quizzes/40,AlcoholAbuseQuiz

http://recipes.howstuffworks.com/alcohol5.htm

http://www.brad21.org/alcohol_and_you.html

http://www.intox.com/wheel/drinkwheel.asp

http://www.stoppingdistances.org.uk/

 

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Monday, August 21st, 2017 —–Eclipse Day Link

Eclipse Day Link: https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/safety

 

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7th grade Mental/Emotional PPT

Mental and Emotional Health

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Stressful Games…how can you do?

https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/56066048/

https://www.coolmath-games.com/0-snake

 

7th & 8th grade Mental Emotional Quiz on Friday, Aug. 18th.

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First week of Health (and the rest of your life to go) is in the books!

Our first week of health is done and 7th & 8th grade classes have reviewed, discussed and worked on the Health Triangle (Mental/Emotional, Physical & Social Health) in various capacities.  This first unit of Mental & Emotional Health sets the tone for a Healthy lifestyle! Students had an opportunity this week to express their healthy activities in class.  Next week we will talk more about values, interests, stress, ways to manage stress, and hopefully get outside for a few stress relieving activities.

Stay Healthy!

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Welcome Back DMS Health Students!!!!! Syllabus is HERE!

Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year at Dickerson Middle School.  We, in the Health/PE Dept., are excited about another year of learning about Health and how to be Healthy!  In class, we will discuss the needed supplies and expectations!  Here is a link to the Health Syllabus for your convenience!  More information to come!

Hope you had a great healthy summer!

2017-2018 Syllabus

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7th grade Nutrition links

http://www.active.com/fitness/calculators/calorie

http://www.calorieking.com/

http://www.myfitnesspal.com

www.fastfoodnutrition.org

 

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7th Grade Alcohol Awareness Webquest

http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/alcohols-effect-on-the-mind-and-body-502/

 

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6th Grade Webquest

Section 1

http://kidshealth.org/teen/drug_alcohol/alcohol/alcohol.html

 

Section 2

http://www.kidshelpphone.ca/Teens/Infobooth/emotional-health/alcohol-and-drugs.aspx

 

Setion 3

http://www.helpguide.org/articles/addiction/alcoholism-and-alcohol-abuse.htm

 

Section 4

http://kidshealth.org/parent/medical/brain/fas.html

 

Section 5

https://prezi.com/pdqgwdblth1s/top-ten-refusal-skills-for-teens/

 

 

 

 

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7th Grade Alcohol Webquest

http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/alcohols-effect-on-the-mind-and-body-502/

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