Drug and Alcohol Use Teacher Resources

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KidsHealth in the Classroom: Health Problems Series Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The KidsHealth in the Classroom: Health Problems Series for high schoolers is divided into 18 lessons that examine alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs; emotional and behavioral health; infectious diseases; and conditions such as diabetes,...
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KidsHealth in the Classroom: Health Problems Series Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The KidsHealth in the Classroom: Health Problems Series, designed to address the CASEL competencies, focuses on helping middle schoolers understand what can happen when the body doesn’t function properly. The 18 lessons cover three...
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Sex And Alcohol: A Risky Mix

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the reasons people use alcohol and discuss the negative things that can happen when mixing sex and alcohol. For this lesson on risky behavior, students explore the ways in which they can reduce the risks involved...
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Sex Under the Influence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the effects of drinking on decision making. In this alcohol use lesson, students discover how their decision making skills are hindered when drinking. Learners discuss how HIV is and is not transmitted and analyze the...
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Alcohol and Marijuana "Gateway Drugs"

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders use the internet to research the effects of alcohol and marijuana. They present strategies for resisting peer pressure.
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The Kids are All-Right

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars explore alcohol abuse. In this health journalism lesson plan, students read the USA Today article titled "The Kids are All Right", respond to discussion questions regarding the article, and complete an activity based on...
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Three Factors Threaten Teens

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore alcohol, cigarette, and marijuana use. In this health journalism lesson, students read the USA Today article titled "Three Factors Threaten Teens", respond to discussion questions regarding the article, and complete an...
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Deadly Desires

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A lesson on STD's captures learners with shocking statistics. Small groups create informational brochures on specific STD's, which they will present to the class. The links for research are overall excellent, but should be previewed for...
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Breaking News English: Kate Moss Axed over Drug Scandal

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English activity, students read "Kate Moss Axed over Drug Scandal," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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Environmental Causes of Birth Defects

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Get your high schoolers thinking about the factors that lead to birth defects. They examine how environmental factors and personal choices can cause birth defects in unborn children. They discover the effects of various handicaps such as...
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The Chemistry of Addiction

For Students 9th - 12th
Why are addictions so common? A video explains the biological processes associated with addiction and the evolutionary reasons we respond this way. It focuses on the brain and chemical responses. It also explores the links between...
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Reducing Sexual Risk

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders identify the different risks that teens are facing today. In this health lesson, 10th graders discuss strategies to avoid the risks. They apply what they have learned to answer a given scenario.
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The Sexual Response System

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students in upper-level sex education/family living classes study and discuss the stages of sexual response. As a group, they discuss possible real-life scenarios and the myths and misconceptions which can affect the functioning of the...
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Caution: Thin Ice!

For Teachers 6th Standards
Sixth graders listen to a story titled "Thin Ice!" then partake in a whole-class discussion asking and answering questions about what was read. Scholars brainstorm risky behaviors in preparation for a game of RISKO—a game similar to...
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Teen Pregnancy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students consider the implications of teen pregnancy. In this personal health activity, students discuss how mothers prepare for pregnancy physically and financially. Students compare their daily routines to those of young mothers and...
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Risky Business

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers view a video on AIDS, HIV and the ways in which HIV is spread. They discuss ways to avoid contracting HIV and participate in a simulation that shows the growth of a communicable disease.
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Preferential Option Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
In this test review worksheet, students review the principle of preferential option for the poor as they respond to 7 short answer questions.
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Coast to Coast Virtual Trip

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students complete a variety of exercises and activities as they plan a coast to coast trip across America. They keep a journal that includes where they went, what they did, what they saw, etc. They compare two cities they visited along...
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I Am Seventeen Going On ?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the differences between going through adolescence in New York City in 1980 and today by reading and discussing the article, "When He Was Seventeen." They write a script for a podcast about the teen/parent relationship...
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No To Date Rape

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate date rape. They discuss and list ways to avoid date rape, conduct Internet research in small groups, and independently write a report and create a poster informing students about date rape.
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Keith Haring: Art Representing Social Issues

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discuss Keith Haring posters that were created to represent different social issues. They, in groups, create a poster that represents a social issue that affects their lives.
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Preventing Date Rape

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research date rape using the assigned websites. They write a report emphasizing ways in which date rape can be prevented. They present the reports to their classmates.
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Peer Pressure and Smoking

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore the influence of classmates and friends in their daily decisions. They see the impact of having friends who smoke in their personal decision of smoking. Students practice how to say NO to activities they don't want to...
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Aspects of Individual Human Blood Pressure

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students learn about human blood pressure. In this biology lesson plan, students gain an understanding of the relationship between hypertension and it's risk factors, demonstrate how pressure builds up in clogged arteries, and measure...

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