Apologia's Exploring Creation with Health and Nutrition covers what maturing students need to know to help them make the best choices they can for themselves as they become young adults. Health is about stewardship.
This 15-module course, which includes both a hardcover textbook and a spiral bound notebook, covers the physical, nutritional, emotional, and spiritual aspects of growing into a healthy adult. Students will study the human body systems, senses, genetics, temperaments, and physical influences on thoughts and feelings.
The course respectfully covers mental illness and emotional stability, as well as the inestimable value of another human being, our culture, our gender roles, our families, socialisation, communication skills, and conflict resolution skills.
Students will gain an in-depth knowledge of both macronutrients and micronutrients, including the importance of exercise and proper diet.
Over 50 projects, noted in the textbook and included in the student notebook, cover materials such as nature versus nurture, personal temperament, good decision-making skills, boundary setting, analysing food intake and activity levels, creating good hygiene habits, keeping a sleep record, as well as so much more.
NOTE: Students will require both the textbook and a student notebook to complete this course.
Parental Note: This is a full health textbook. Some students may not be mature enough to discuss some of the topics. The reproductive systems are covered in detail, including accurate, yet respectful, illustrations and descriptions.
This text respectfully discusses the act of marriage, sexual misconduct, pregnancy, and sexually transmitted diseases.
In addition, chapters discuss alcohol and drug abuse, depression, pornography and other topics that also require maturity.