Alternatives to Drug Use Teacher Resources

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Project ALERT

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Why do people use drugs? What are the consequences? The alternatives? How can young people resist the pressures to use drugs? The Project Alert drug prevention program provides middle schoolers with the information they need and the...
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My Generation Rx: Plot Twists

For Teachers 7th - 12th
How can prescription drugs be dangerous if they were prescribed by a doctor? Is it okay to share your prescription drugs with friends if they really need them? Clear up any common misconceptions about prescription drugs with a set of...
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Medication Safety for Teens

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The most valuable way to protect teenagers from prescription drug abuse is to equip them with knowledge. An informative slideshow covers various aspects of prescription drug safety, including the importance of keeping one's prescription...
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My Anti-Drug

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the benefits of alternatives to using drugs and alcohol. They discuss the concept of "the anti-drug," develop a list of alternative activities to be involved in, and design a poster illustrating their anti-drug of choice.
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My Anti-Drug

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss and then create a bookmark and/or poster with a drawing and/or words on it which is their personal "anti-drug"--an alternative for them to using drugs.
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Comparing Brain Images

For Students 8th - 12th
In this brain worksheet, students use an on line source to study the effects of drug use on brain function. They color a normal functioning brain and a cocaine addicted brain to show the differences.
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Health - Lesson Plan on Prescription Drug Prices

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine the issue of prescription drug prices in the United States. They discover how globalization impacts the available remedies to lower the costs to American consumers. They participate in a mock U.S. Senate Commerce Committee
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My Generation Rx: Champions of Rx

For Teachers 7th - 12th
What is the number one reason teens say they misuse prescription drugs? Are all prescription drugs that are not prescribed to you illegal to use? Answer these questions and more with a trivia game that includes survey topics and...
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Globalization101.org Lesson Plan on Prescription Drug Prices

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Pupils examine the issue of prescription drug prices in the United States. They research the issue and participate in a mock US Senate hearing on the subject.
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Empowering "Crack Is Wack" Mural

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students create an anti drug mural inspired by the work of Keith Haring. In this mural lesson plan, students use line, color, and Haring people.
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Unit 4: The Brain

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Drugs interact with the brain to alter moods, emotions, and behaviors by changing the brain's chemistry, perceptions, and interactions. The final lesson in the Pharmacology unit shows scholars experiments, has them complete four labs,...
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My Generation Rx: Lead the Scene

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Prescription drugs may start out with legitimate usage, but lately they are finding their way to high school and college party life. Have a discussion with the teenagers in your class on prescription drug abuse with a PowerPoint...
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ACNE (Another Cat Needs Exfoliation)

For Students 6th - 8th
Take solace, teens ... cats get acne, too! After making a diagnosis in the previous lessons in the series, learners must now decide on a treatment to complete the fifth installment of 17. The typical treatment for feline acne is a drug...
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Alcoholic Advertisements

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars discuss the effects of alcohol abuse. They analyze alcohol advertisements and consider whether the images presented in the ads are realistic or not. They discuss alternatives to drinking alcohol.
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Family Sculpture Demonstration

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners simulate the personal interactions in a family with an alcoholic parent. In this alcoholism lesson, students read a family situation. They simulate the interactions in the family and create a living sculpture of the dysfunction.
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The Social Sorrow

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the consequences on the community of drug, alcohol, and tobacco abuse. They discuss the costs of drug abuse, identify alternative ways to spend money on drug problems, and complete a student activity sheet.
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That's Dope - Part 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate drugs in sports. In this performance enhancing drugs lesson, students discuss the uses for steroids in medicine and sports. Students utilize the web to play a steroid related game, view media clips of their favorite...
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Testing a New Drug 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars act as chief research scientists with the responsibility of testing a new drug. Students design a controlled experiment to test a hypothetical experimental drug. Young scholars write a clear, concise, and detailed plan to...
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The Alternative Fix

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the history of the government's involvement in medicine. They examine the popularity of alternative medicine in today's society and the dangers that some alternative medicines may pose. Students research the...
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Proud to Be Drug Free

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students create a collage that represents themselves and identify the characteristics that make them able to resist the temptation to use drugs. They create the collage by using cut-outs from magazines. They share with the other...
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Don't Get Mad...

For Students 4th - 6th
Pupils discover important alternatives to expressing anger and how to better manage their emotions through a collaborative discussion activity with their classmates. This resource includes nearly 100 (99, to be exact!) hypothetical...
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The Meth Epidemic: "The Most Dangerous Drug In America"

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine the historical development of meth use and the impact that it has on individual users and their communities. The problems in treating meth addiction are also explored in this lesson.
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Lesson 7: Stimulants

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Make sure your class is aware and informed of the various types of stimulant drugs that exist. Here, they can learn their alternate names and some of their harmful effects. While this is a very basic direct-instructional lesson, the...
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ESL: Advanced/Proficiency Word Formation Worksheet

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this ESL word formation instructional activity, students fill in the space or spaces in a sentence using the given base word. They complete 6 sentences.

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