Health and physical education / Year 9 and 10 / Personal, Social and Community Health / Communicating and interacting for health and wellbeing

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Curriculum content descriptions

Critically analyse and apply health information from a range of sources to health decisions and situations (ACPPS095)

Elaborations
  • critiquing and selecting the most suitable and reliable sources of health information according to the decision that needs to be made
  • examining actions to take greater responsibility in relation to their own health
  • critiquing services that provide advice and support on health-related issues, and investigating ways to store and share contact information of these services with other young people
  • evaluating strategies and actions to increase personal safety and planning to promote these in the school and community
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Social services,  Information literacy,  Health promotion

Collection

The Conversation - Understanding immunisation and vaccination

A series of articles about vaccination and immunisation including: explanations on so-called ‘herd immunity’; myth-busting; the research on the claims made by those who are anti-vaccination; and case studies of immunisation against polio, small pox, HIV, influenza, measles, and others. Each article is about 600-800 words.The ...

Interactive Resource

Sites2See: Surf safety

A webpage about surfing safety, dangerous waves and rips, and the history and science of surfing. A 'For Kids' section provides games and quizzes for young swimmers and surfers.

Interactive resource

The Circle: field training

Explore how people get around in Antarctica using transport such as helicopters, quad bikes and rubber-tracked vehicles. Look at rescue procedures and safety hazards such as crevasses. Choose equipment to pack for a field trip. This learning object is one in a series of eight learning objects.

Teacher resource

Alcohol and other drugs: professional learning module

This professional learning module focuses on building teachers’ understanding of alcohol and other drugs and of current, evidence-informed approaches to drug and alcohol education in schools. It offers links to quality resources for teaching students the skills to build resilience and to make informed choices when they ...

Teacher resource

Be on the Safe Side Year 9-10 HPE

This is a unit of work about how to be a safe, active and responsible citizen on and around the rail network. The resource focuses on identifying: hazards, pedestrian and crowd behaviour, emotions, bullying and peer pressure that impact on the decisions young people make. It includes: teacher notes, three learning experiences, ...

Interactive resource

Innovation cycle: idea

Look at processes needed to recognise opportunities and develop ideas. Explore a case study on the development of devices in Australia to treat people who have problems with breathing during sleep. See how the innovators investigated possible opportunities and combined existing ideas. Decide how a company can meet essential ...

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Close the Gap

This is a wide-ranging set of resources to encourage and assist schools to focus on overcoming Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander disadvantage by supporting National Close the Gap Day (NCTGD) in 2015 and subsequent years . The resources feature a 'how-to' guide for students that provides useful background on NCTGD for ...