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Essential Health, 2nd Edition

By: Catherine Sanderson, Mark Zelman, Melanie Lynch, and Melissa Munsell
ISBN: 978-1-63563-042-8
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2018
Subject: Health: High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Description
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. The second edition contains new information about current topics such as nutrition, opioid abuse, and human trafficking. It also gives in-depth coverage of sleep, body image, and health across the lifespan. Content and skills are aligned to the National Health Education Standards.
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Text 829 978-1-63563-042-8 $106.64 $79.98
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. The second edition contains new information about current topics such as nutrition, opioid abuse, and human trafficking. It also gives in-depth coverage of sleep, body image, and health across the lifespan. Content and skills are aligned to the National Health Education Standards.
Workbook 230 978-1-63563-044-2 $24.00 $18.00
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 888 978-1-63563-043-5 $140.00 $105.00 *
Instructor's edition contains a variety of instructional support in the margins of each page to supplement your instruction.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-63563-045-9 $264.00 $198.00 *
This Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor’s Resources. Includes an introduction and overview of the teaching material, best practices and classroom strategies, assessment rubrics, and correlations to national standards.
  • Chapter Resources. Material provided for each chapter of the text includes:
    • Textbook Answer Keys for textbook review questions in PDF format.
    • Workbook Answer Keys for workbook activities in PDF format.
    • Lesson Plans for each chapter in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
Recommended System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or equivalent, Windows® 8.1/10, 2GB RAM. Current browsers work best (Google Chrome™ browser recommended; free download), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download). Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
Macintosh®: Intel® processor 2GHz or equivalent, Mac OS® X v10.6 or higher, 2GB RAM. Current browsers work best (Google Chrome™ browser recommended; free download), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.

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ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 1525 questions 978-1-63563-046-6 $248.00 $186.00 *
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 22 test banks with a total of 1500 questions.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® 7, 8, or 10 (32 or 64-bit); Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or higher (or equivalent); 2GB RAM; 500MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.

Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.9, 10.10, or 10.11; Intel® Processor 2GHz or higher; 32-bit and 64-bit Kernel and Extensions; 2GB RAM; 300MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 750 slides 978-1-63563-047-3 $240.00 $180.00 *
Individual License. This product 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. If viewed in earlier versions of PowerPoint, they may not display properly. Also provided is a link that allows download of the current version of PowerPoint Viewer. Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.

Recommended System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or equivalent, Windows® 8.1/10, 2GB RAM. Current browsers work best (Google Chrome™ browser recommended; free download), 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®: Intel® processor 2GHz or equivalent, Mac OS® X v10.9 or higher, 2GB RAM. Current browsers work best (Google Chrome™ browser recommended; free download), 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.
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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
Background Lessons
Body Systems
Safety and First Aid
Look Inside
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription
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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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Chapter 3 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Health)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
PPS
Chapter 6 (PPS, 2.4 MB)
Companion Website
www.g-wlearning.com
View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Health)
Correlations
Idaho
PDF
Health Education (PDF, 417 KB)
Indiana
PDF
Health & Wellness (PDF, 120 KB)
National Standards
New Mexico
 
Health Education
Oregon
PDF
Health Education (PDF, 521 KB)
South Carolina
Tennessee
PDF
Lifetime Wellness (PDF, 636 KB)
Texas Correlation
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.