Standard 2: Internal and External Influence - Analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.


General Information
Number: HE.7.C.2
Title: Internal and External Influence - Analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.
Type: Standard
Subject: Health Education
Grade: 7
Strand: Health Literacy Concepts

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Independent

HE.7.C.2.In.a
Identify how family health behaviors influence the health of adolescents, such as eating family meals together, smoking in the home, and consuming alcohol.
HE.7.C.2.In.b
Describe ways peers may influence the health behaviors of adolescents, such as modeling self-confidence, trying new foods, and having prejudices.
HE.7.C.2.In.c
Identify ways the school and community may influence the health behaviors of adolescents, such as promoting gun locks, having fire and tornado drills, and providing healthy foods in vending machines.
HE.7.C.2.In.e
Identify how messages from media influence health behaviors, such as using sports figures to promote fast food, using provocative images in film and print advertisements, and portraying smoking as appealing.
HE.7.C.2.In.f
Identify the influence of technology in locating valid health information, such as information from specific health websites—Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute of Health (NIH), and MyPyramid.gov.
HE.7.C.2.In.g
Identify ways cultural changes related to health beliefs and behaviors impact personal health, such as the availability of American fast foods across the world, infant- feeding practices, prevalence of diabetes, cell-phone use, and the timeliness of emergency response.
HE.7.C.2.In.h
Identify how changes in social norms impact healthy and unhealthy behavior, such as secondhand smoke, menu items at restaurants, and anti-bullying behavior.
HE.7.C.2.In.i
Recognize how personal values, attitudes, and beliefs influence individual health practices and behaviors.

Supported

HE.7.C.2.Su.a
Recognize how family health behaviors influence the health of adolescents, such as eating family meals together, smoking in the home, and consuming alcohol.
HE.7.C.2.Su.b
Identify ways peers may influence the health behaviors of adolescents, such as modeling self-confidence, trying new foods, and having prejudices.
HE.7.C.2.Su.c
Recognize selected ways the school and community may influence the health behaviors of adolescents, such as promoting gun locks, having fire and tornado drills, and providing healthy foods in vending machines.
HE.7.C.2.Su.e
Identify ways messages from media influence health behaviors, such as using sports figures to promote fast food, using provocative images in film and print advertisements, and portraying smoking as appealing.
HE.7.C.2.Su.f
Recognize the influence of technology in locating valid health information, such as information from specific health websites—Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute of Health (NIH), and MyPyramid.gov.
HE.7.C.2.Su.g
Recognize ways cultural changes related to health beliefs and behaviors impact personal health, such as the availability of American fast foods across the world, infant-feeding practices, prevalence of diabetes, cell- phone use, and the timeliness of emergency response.
HE.7.C.2.Su.h
Recognize ways that changes in social norms impact healthy and unhealthy behavior, such as secondhand smoke, menu items at restaurants, and anti-bullying behavior.
HE.7.C.2.Su.i
Recognize how a personal value, attitudes, or belief influences an individual health practice or behavior.

Participatory

HE.7.C.2.Pa.a
Recognize a way that a family health behavior influences the health of adolescents, such as eating family meals together, smoking in the home, and consuming alcohol.
HE.7.C.2.Pa.b
Recognize selected ways peers may influence the health behaviors of adolescents, such as modeling self-confidence, trying new foods, and having prejudices.
HE.7.C.2.Pa.c
Recognize a way the school or community may influence the health behaviors of adolescents, such as having fire and tornado drills or providing healthy foods in vending machines.
HE.7.C.2.Pa.e
Recognize a way a selected media message may influence health behavior, such as using sports figures to promote fast food, using provocative images in film and print advertisements, or portraying smoking as appealing.
HE.7.C.2.Pa.f
Recognize that technology can provide accurate health information for people, such as information from specific health websites—Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute of Health (NIH), and MyPyramid.gov.
HE.7.C.2.Pa.g
Recognize ways the beliefs or behaviors of others may relate to personal health behaviors, such as secondhand smoke, menu items at restaurants, and anti-bullying behavior.
HE.7.C.2.Pa.h
Recognize ways the beliefs or behaviors of others may relate to personal health behaviors, such as secondhand smoke, menu items at restaurants, and anti-bullying behavior.
HE.7.C.2.Pa.i
Recognize how likes and dislikes influence choice-making.

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