Illicit Drugs Teacher Resources

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Drugs

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Smoking, alcohol, drugs, and solvents are the topic of this informational presentation. The causes, effects, and health issues that arise from illicit drug use are all covered. While this appears to be a learner-driven presentation, it...
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Campaign

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The I-STOP law was designed to regulate the distribution and tracking of prescription drugs. After reading an article about its signing and implementation, middle and high schoolers work together to come up with their own ideas for an...
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Alcohol and Other Drugs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students 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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Prescription Drug Abuse Series "Changes for Life"

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students discover the affects of prescription drug abuse. For this drug awareness lesson, students use a scripted series of scenes for a play to understand facts and data concerning addiction in individuals and society. This lesson...
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Bush Plans Hit on Drug Use

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the topic of drug abuse. For this health journalism lesson, students read the USA Today article titled "Bush Plans Hit on Drub Abuse," respond to discussion questions regarding the article, and complete an activity based...
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Teen Science-Investigators

For Students 7th - 9th
In this teen investigators worksheet, students discuss the components of scientific investigation such as the scientific method and gathering data. Students read about teen scientists and answer questions as a class about their reading....
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ESL Holiday Lessons: Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

For Students 6th - 10th
To practice their emerging language skills, English Learners read an article, "Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking." They complete six matching questions, 29 fill-in-the-blanks, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble...
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Elicit/Illicit

For Students 4th - 6th
In this elicit and illicit learning exercise, students choose the correct word to complete sentences. Students complete 4 sentences with either the word elicit or illicit.
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Survey Reveals Teen Use of Ecstasy, Other Illegal Drugs Declined in '02

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore illegal use. In this health journalism lesson, students read the USA Today article titled "Survey Reveals Teen Use of Ecstasy, Other Illegal Drugs Declined in '02", respond to discussion questions regarding the article,...
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A Drug Encounter

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Children discover with parent supervision, places where medications are stored and identify any chemical substances that are taken to change how one's body or mind works. Child discusses with parent differences between medicine and...
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Facts About Marijuana

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Can marijuana help with depression? Are there any long-term effects of using marijuana? Is it safer to drive high than it is to drive drunk? Several important facts about marijuana challenge pupils to confront the myths they may believe...
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Prescription Drug Abuse Series

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students describe the harmful effects of drugs in our body. In this series of biology lesson, students research the structure and function of the different parts of the brain. They watch videos and discuss what they have learned about them.
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Drug Abuse and Addiction

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners examine data from animal experiments. They watch a Web site mini-documentary to explore how drugs cause long-term changes in the brain.
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Avoid Destructive Behaviors

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students describe strategies to avoid destructive behaviors. They discuss drug tests at work, the costs of drug use to employers and the types of behaviors that put individuals at risk.
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The Dangers of Marijuana

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In this marijuana word search, students find words warning of the dangers of smoking marijuana. They explore terms such as hallucinations, inhibitions, paranoia and other negative aspects of the drug. There are approximately 33 words...
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The Truth About Hydrocodone

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explain the beneficial uses of pain relievers. In this health science activity, students discuss the harmful effects of prescription drug abuse. They complete a worksheet at the end of the activity.
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Breaking News English: Movies Condone Drugs and Unsafe Sex

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English learning exercise, 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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Prescription Stimulants

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students study ADHD and how prescription drugs can help.  In this behavior therapy and drug abuse activity students read articles and complete a worksheet. 
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“Myth Busting” Script and Curriculum

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders research different myths about medicines and prescription abuse. In this health lesson plan, 10th graders can perform a script and discuss the various roles and opinions generated.  they create a poster to display their...
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ESL Holiday Lessons: World Fair Trade Day

For Students 6th - 10th
In this language skills instructional activity, students read an article about World Fair Trade Day. Students respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill in the blank questions, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble ...
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Chapter 2 and 3 Practice Worksheet - Formulas and Compounds

For Students 9th - 12th
In this formulas and equations learning exercise, chemistry apprentices write the chemical formulas given the names. They calculate percent composition, balance equations, and calculate the mass of a substance present in a fertilizer....
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AIDS, HIV and other Microbe Matters

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This series of lessons contains sensitive material. Please review to ensure that the content is suitable for your class. It begins by discussing what microbes are. Scholars are then asked to review a few online resources and answer...
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Equity and Diversity Awareness Quiz

For Students 8th - 12th
Here is a multiple choice assessment in which students respond to 15 questions relating to social justice, equity, and diversity issues in the United States.
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Sex Under the Influence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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.