Missouri - HE K-12 curriculum—MS: Curricula

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State law requires middle school HE curriculum.

5 CSR 20-200.260 Academic Standards

(G) Health/Physical Education. In health/physical education, students in Missouri public schools will acquire a solid foundation which includes knowledge of-

    1. Structures of, functions of, and relationships among human body systems;
    1. Principles and practices of physical and mental health (such as personal health habits, nutrition, stress management);
    1. Diseases and methods for prevention, treatment and control;
    1. Principles of movement and physical fitness;
    1. Methods used to assess health, reduce risk factors, and avoid high risk behaviors (such as violence, tobacco, alcohol and other drug use);
    1. Consumer health issues (such as the effects of mass media and technology on safety and health); and
    1. Responses to emergency situations.

5 CSR 20-100 Appendix A

Each junior high/middle school student will receive regular instruction in English language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, career education, health, and physical education and will have access to art and music plus four (4) exploratory classes.

5 CSR 20-100 Appendix A

  1. Physical education is scheduled and taught to all students for a minimum of three thousand (3,000) minutes each year and comprehensive health and safety education is scheduled and taught to all students for a minimum of one thousand five hundred (1,500) minutes each year.
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