USC5.3

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USC5.3 a. Identify examples of local, provincial, and national health sources regarding illness/disease.

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USC5.3 b. Discuss criteria that can be used to identify if a health source is reliable.

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USC5.3 c. Investigate various sources of information about illness and disease (including cancers, diabetes, depression, and heart disease).

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USC5.3 d. Distinguish between infectious and non-infectious, and illness and disease.

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USC5.3 e. Demonstrate an understanding of ways in which the body protects itself from illness and disease (e.g., intact skin, understanding portals/openings of entry such as eyes and mouth, immune system).

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USC5.3 f. Investigate and articulate how the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being of self, family, and community is affected by illness and disease.

First Nations, Métis & Inuit Education Integration Resources:

  • Make/create Medicine Wheel with students and have sharing circles.
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USC5.3 g.  Ask questions and seek answers for deeper understanding:

-Where do new diseases come from? Explorers (Small Pox)

-Why do people die from a disease when some people can be cured?

-Why are some diseases more common in adults than in children and vice versa?

-Can a person have a disease and still be healthy?

First Nations, Métis & Inuit Education Integration Resources:

·         View life expectancy of people living with HIV/AIDS: http://www.fnhc.ca/index.php/initiatives/community_health/hiv_aids/

  • Aboriginal Peoples: Building for the Future  Publishing Oxford University Press (Unit 3: Health pages 86-87)
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USC5.3 h. Describe the challenges of illness and disease to attaining or maintaining holistic well-being.

First Nations, Métis & Inuit Education Integration Resources:

  • Refer to medicine wheel.
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