Drug Use and Pregnancy Teacher Resources

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What You Need to Know about Marijuana Use and Pregnancy

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Some people believe that using marijuana during pregnancy is safer than smoking tobacco, but studies show several negative impacts on babies whose mothers used marijuana while they were pregnant. Use a fact sheet to educate learners...
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Crystal Meth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read and discuss an article on the devastating effects of crystal meth on a fetus development in mice. They relate this research to the possible causes of birth defects in babies whose mothers have used meth during pregnancy.
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Pregnancy: Day 2

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students discover life science by identifying the reproductive process. In this pregnancy lesson, students read text which discusses the responsibility required to create a child as well as the economical and social means to raise one....
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Alcohol and Other Drugs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers take a quiz about substance abuse, then discuss the answers. They read and analyze the top five reasons students give for using alcohol, tobacco and illicit drugs and discuss ways for them to make healthy choices.
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Sex Under the Influence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the effects of drinking on decision making. In this alcohol use lesson, students discover how their decision making skills are hindered when drinking. Students discuss how HIV is and is not transmitted and analyze the...
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How One Scientist Averted a National Health Crisis

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Between 1957 and 1962, thousands of infants born in Canada, Great Britain, and Germany had serious deformities due to thalidomide, a drug marketed to pregnant women as a mild sleeping aid and to relieve pregnancy nausea. However, the...
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Pregnancy, Day 2

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students listen to explanations of what can go wrong in pregnancy and why problems arise. They complete worksheets and define terminology.
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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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Maternal and Infant Nutrition

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study the importance of prenatal care, weight gain, a healthy diet and the dangers of using drugs while pregnant.  In this infant nutrition lesson students examine all the aspects of pregnancy. 
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Developing Adolescents

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Why to young people act the way they do? Scholars investigate the stages of adolescent development incorporating high school psychology techniques. Using research from the American Psychological Association, they uncover the five areas...
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Set Your Mind, Set Your Goals

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Becoming a woman can be overwhelming for girls. An educational resource assists female learners in setting goals for their reproductive choices, physical health, and emotional and mental well-being.
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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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Breaking News English: Movies Condone Drugs and Unsafe Sex

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English worksheet, students read "Movies Condone Drugs and Unsafe Sex," 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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My Life My Plan

For Students 6th - 8th
Being a teenager is harder today than it's ever been. Guide high schoolers through the last few years before adulthood with a resource that encourages them to reflect on their lives and passions, and to make a healthy plan going forward.
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Art Through the Eyes of Youth

For Teachers K - 8th
Students take a field trip to an art gallery reflecting on the paintings they like the most. Individually, they use magazines to find pictures related to their personality. In pairs, they make a mask to represent their ethnic group and...
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Minority Teenage Fathers: Rights and Responsibilities

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students examine current laws and use problem solving activities designed to develop in students the knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate situations they may/ be confronted with as potential teen-aged fathers.
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It's All About Choice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine different choices they make as supporting or undermining their intent to remain abstinent, including the affect of substance use on those choices.
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Student Led Staff Development: A Teen's Definition of Crisis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research an area that is relavent to their age level that concerns them. They work together to create a presentation to give to the faculty. They must use technology in their presentations.
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Birth Control By Law? - Legislative Hearing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the laws concerning birth control. They express their opinions about the mandatory birth control use by substance users. They explain and justify their opinions.
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Knowing Your Risk for HIV/AIDS

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What are the various ways people can become infected with HIV? Build awareness with your pupils and dispel common myths on the transmission of HIV with this resource, which includes a brainstorming activity, group discussion, and a...
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Money and health

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students write a proposal with an appropriate budget to establish a health day at school. They design this day to educate and promote good health. They educate other students about health care, inform students of health concerns, and...
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Birth Control By Law? - Legislative Hearing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in a mock legislature. In this American justice system lesson, students follow the provided steps to participate in a simulation that requires them to debate a proposal for mandatory birth control for substance abusers.
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Sex Under the Influence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers review how HIV is and is not transmitted, and examine the affects of alcohol on sexual risk-taking. They also consider their own risks, and develop plans for self protection.
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Choices That Adolescents Make

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the different types of information available to adolescents. They analyze the decision making process of adolescents and examine the basis for egocentric thought. They analyze to what degree peer pressure affects...

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