Class Summary - Today we talked about the difference between life expectancy and quality of health. We talked about why health expectancy is increasing. We discussed the different aspects of health including physical health, mental health, emotional health, and social health. We also discussed the health continuum and the idea that health changes from day to day between one extreme to another; the best being wellness and the worst being death. We started lesson two. We talked about things that affect our overall health. Some things that affect our health are heredity, physical environment, technology, media, healthcare, gender, social environment, culture, and behaviors. We discussed examples of all of these affecting our health.
Objectives: Students will define the difference between life expectancy and quality of life (Standard 1 Core Concepts). Students will name the different aspects of health (Standard 1 Core Concepts). Students will analyze influences effective both life expectancy and quality of life (Standard 2 Analyzing Influences).