This course introduces future teachers to the health content areas covered by the Northwest Territories K-9 health curriculum, using both traditional and contemporary perspectives. These content areas include: mental and emotional well-being, growth and development, nutrition, physical health, dental health, safety and first aid, addictions, sexuality and environmental health. Strategies for presenting this content at the various grade levels are introduced. Aboriginal perspectives will be an integral part of course delivery. Appropriate assessment, evaluation and reporting procedures will also be threaded throughout the course.