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The Nervous System and Drugs

For Students 9th - 12th
"The Nervous System & Drugs" is a collection of twenty-five short-answer questions pertaining to the human nervous system and how it reacts to various chemicals. Though designed as a chapter reading guide, not all biology texts have...
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How Americans Got Stuck with Endless Drug Commercials

For Students 9th - 12th
On average, 80 commercials for prescription drugs appear on American television every hour. Such commercials are illegal in most other countries. So why are these ads so much a part of US TV? Check out a video that presents the arguments...
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How to Engineer Health - Drug Discovery and Delivery: Crash Course Engineering #36

For Students 9th - 12th
The future of medicine involves engineering. Viewers of an educational video see how engineering plays a role in the discovery and development of new medicines. It also looks at targeted drug delivery systems, classical and reverse...
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Just Say No to Drugs

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the dangers of drugs, drug awareness and abuse and different types of drugs. They demonstrate reading comprehension sills including inference, literal meaning and critical analysis.
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Drugs

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students explore peer pressure by completing worksheets. In this drug awareness lesson, students define a long list of illegal and prescription drugs while viewing images of each drug. Students complete a word match worksheet and conduct...
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Lessons from the Street: An Introduction to Drug Education

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Looking for an introductory lesson on substance abuse? This lesson contains some very good information and an activity that will engage your learners. Anything that has a hands-on component usually grabs their attention. Have them...
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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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The Dangers of Prescription Drug Abuse

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Wouldn't it be nice if the pain came with an expiration date? Wouldn't it be nice if prescription pain killers weren't addictive? Alas, that's not how things work. To understand the dangers of opioids and other prescription pain...
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The Drug Dope Show

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In small groups, students research an assigned drug category including its physical effects, addiction treatments and the societal, academic and economic impacts of drug abuse. They engage in a "talk show" and discussion about drug...
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Drug Acrostics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research a specific drug and the drugs properties and effects. In small groups they take an online drug awareness quiz, conduct Internet research, and create an acrostic for a selected drug.
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Drugs: Prevention Tips

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students use the Internet to examine ways they can prevent using drugs. They discover the dangers of these substances and complete online quizzes.
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The Truth About "Rehab" and Drug Addiction

For Students 9th - 12th
In this drug addiction worksheet, students read an article about "rehab" and drug addiction and take a 10 question multiple choice quiz after they read to determine what they know about these two topics. Students discuss the reading and...
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Drugs Change the Way Neurons Communicate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine that certain drugs interfere selectively with neurotransmission, and realize that the effect of a drug is dependent upon dosage and route of administration.
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Designers Against Drugs

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students design and present posters that promote the idea of staying away from drugs. They conduct Internet research, and in small groups create and present their anti-drug posters.
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Straight Talk on Prescription Drugs

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars discover how doctors custom fit prescription drugs to patients. For this health science instructional activity, students explain the risks associated with drug abuse. They discuss common myths about prescription drugs.
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Real Questions, Real Answers About Drugs

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars brainstorm about questions they have about drugs. In this health science lesson, students research about frequently asked questions on drugs and addiction. They explain why it is important to get accurate information.
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Prescription Drug Abuse: Teens in Danger

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students identify the most abused prescription drugs. In this drug awareness lesson plan, students discuss the harmful effects of taking drugs prescribed to someone else. They take a quiz before and after the lesson plan to check how...
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Role Play "Saying No To Drugs"

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine the positive and negative aspects of different types of drugs. They discuss when drugs help and when they cause harm, create a paper plate puppet, and participate in a role-play with a partner using their puppets.
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Drug Abuse and Impairment

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss the consequences of abusing drugs. In this drug awareness lesson, students complete a worksheet to find out how much they know about the danger of drugs. They suggest ways to avoid this situation.
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Get To Know the Truth on Drug Use Around You

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine various opinions about alcohol and drug use. They complete a drug use survey, tally, analyze, and discuss the results, discuss the school's drug use, and write a journal response.
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Stress and Drug Abuse

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars identify the different causes of stress. In this health science lesson plan, students find the connection between stress and drug abuse. They discuss about the different kinds of stress they experience everyday.
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Drug Abuse in Social Settings: A Serious Task for Teens

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss why drug abuse risk is higher in social settings. In this health science lesson, students interpret real life statistics on teen drug use. They describe refusal and prevention strategies.
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Health Literacy and Drug Abuse

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars brainstorm about the different health issues facing teens today. In this health science lesson, students discuss the danger associated with drug abuse. They recommend ways to stay healthy.
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The Flip Side of Club Drugs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the influences of club drugs on America's culture. They identify the characteristics of these drugs and how they are used. They examine drug sources and discuss how to increase community awareness.