Outcome Chart - Nova Scotia - Health Education Grade 9

This outcome chart contains media-related learning outcomes from the Nova Scotia Grade 9 Health Education curriculum with links to supporting resources on the MediaSmarts site.

Healthy Self

Specific Expectations

9.1 analyze their health needs in times of change and apply strategies that enhance their capacity to manage change in their lives

9.3 recognize the impact that substance use and gambling can have on mental health issues, including depression and anxiety

9.6 identify ways of maintaining sexual health

9.7 synthesize the fundamentals of drug education related to use of alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, cannabis, and other substances, including the short- and long-term risks and signs of concern along the continuum of use

 

Lessons

Alcohol Myths

Alcohol on the Web

Don’t Drink and Drive: Assessing the Effectiveness of Anti-Drinking Campaigns

Gambling in the Media

Gender and Tobacco

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

I heard it ‘round the Internet: Sexual health education and authenticating online information

Selling Obesity

Selling Tobacco

Thinking Like a Citizen

Thinking Like a Tobacco Company

Tobacco Labels

Truth or Money

Healthy Relationships

Specific Expectations

9.10 apply communication and interpersonal skills to discuss reproductive and sexual health issues

9.11 examine the cause and effect of unhealthy relationships and practise communication and assertiveness skills to confront unhealthy relationships

 

 

Lessons

I heard it ‘round the Internet: Sexual health education and authenticating online information

Educational Games

MyWorld (licensed resource)

Healthy Community

Specific Expectations

9.16 examine issues around hypersexualization of girls and sexualization of women and how these phenomena can contribute to violence, affect body image and self-esteem, and impact relationships

9.18 examine the social, legal, and financial impacts of alcohol, other substances, and gambling along a continuum of use

9.23 investigate principles of and beliefs around financial health and demonstrate an awareness of the capacity for financial health to positively or negatively affect ones’ state of health

 

 

Lessons

Gambling in the Media

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

Thinking Like a Citizen

Thinking Like a Tobacco Company

Selling Tobacco

Exposing Gender Stereotypes

Learning Gender Stereotypes

The Impact of Gender Stereotypes

Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising

The Price of Happiness

Don’t Drink and Drive: Assessing the Effectiveness of Anti-Drinking Campaigns

Kellogg Special K Ads

Educational Game

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