New Hampshire - HE K-12 curriculum—benefits of physical activity (MS): Curricula

Area: 
Curricula
Policy Type: 
regulation; standard
Summary: 

State law addresses physical activity.

New Hampshire Administrative Rule Ed 306.40 Health Education Program

(2) A planned K-12 curriculum in health education designed to teach the skills listed in (b)(1) above across thefollowing content areas of health education:

  • a. Alcohol and other drug use prevention, in accordance with RSA 189:10;

  • b. Injury prevention;

  • c. Nutrition;

  • d. Physical activity;

  • e. Family life and comprehensive sexuality education, including instruction relative to abstinence and sexuallytransmitted infections in accordance with RSA 189:10;

  • f. Tobacco use prevention;

  • g. Mental health;

  • h. Personal and consumer health; and

  • i. Community and environmental health;


New Hampshire Health Education Curriculum Guidelines

*Health Content Areas

Specific content/skill topic descriptors in each section are organized by content areas, which come from the CDC Adolescent Risk Behaviors and the Traditional Health Education content areas. The following nine areas are used as content organizers.

CONTENT AREA: AOD–Alcohol and Other Drug Use Prevention; LINKS TO: CDC Priority Risk Behavior

CONTENT AREA: INJ–Injury Prevention; LINKS TO: CDC Priority Risk Behavior

CONTENT AREA: NUT–Nutrition; LINKS TO: CDC Priority Risk Behavior

CONTENT AREA: PA–Physical Activity; LINKS TO: CDC Priority Risk Behavior

CONTENT AREA: FLS–Family Life and Sexuality; LINKS TO: CDC Priority Risk Behavior

CONTENT AREA: TOB–Tobacco Use Prevention; LINKS TO: CDC Priority Risk Behavior

CONTENT AREA: MH–Mental Health; LINKS TO: Traditional Content Area

CONTENT AREA: PCH–Personal and Consumer Health; LINKS TO: Traditional Content Area

CONTENT AREA: CEH–Community and Environmental Health; LINKS TO: Traditional Content Area
New Hampshire Department of Education

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