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Medical Detectives Overview MD Class is an elective offered for both 7th and 8th graders (same class). Students will play the role of medical detectives as they learn about pathogens, analyze genetic tests, diagnose a disease, and study DNA evidence at a “Crime Scene”. They solve medical mysteries through hands-on labs and activities.
Health class for sixth graders will focus on all aspects of the health triangle: physical, mental and social. See course outline below for the topics we cover as part of this class.
Health triangle model
Myth/Fact Lesson & safe use of technology for research
Mental Health Topics (student choices)
ThinkFirst Program out of Northwestern
Speaker from Think First
Wellness Factors Stations
Fitness & Nutrition
Growth, Development & Hygiene
You are Unique: Intro to Growth, Heredity and the Environment