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Health Science

Health quarter 1 and quarter 2 are required for graduation from Minneapolis Public Schools. Health Science courses are designed to enable students to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to make healthy and informed decisions for a lifetime. Students explore a broad range of health topics that relate to one of the following priority health areas as determined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Health Science Q1 and Q2

Health Science Q1 and Q2 are designed to enable students to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to make healthy and informed decisions for a lifetime.  Students explore a broad range of health topics that relate to one of the following priority area as determined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

  • Personal Health and wellness
  • Nutrition, dietary practices and physical fitness
  • Mental Health
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Prevention and reduction of tobacco use
  • Prevention of drug and alcohol use
  • Intentional and unintentional injuries
  • HIV/AIDS/sexually transmitted infections
  • Unintentional pregnancies
  • Relationships