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Drugs + Your Body—It Isn’t Pretty

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Drugs can affect all parts of the body including teeth, skin, heart, brain, and lungs. Use an interactive that explores topics like addiction and the brain, steroid use and skin breakouts, methamphetamine use and rotting teeth, smoking...
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Drugs, Risks and the Nervous System

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In cooperative groups, middle schoolers contemplate the probability of 18 different situations occurring. After they make predictions, they compare them to the actual risk factors. This eye-opening exercise demonstrates that the odds of...
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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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Drug the Water Flea

For Teachers 9th - 10th
This is a flea. This is a flea on drugs. Any questions? Your class will have questions aplenty during an impactful experiment. Lab groups get to know Daphnia magna, the humble water flea, and study the effects of stimulants and...
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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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Drugs & The Nervous System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The medicinal uses of different classes of drugs is listed on the first slide. Following slides list examples of each of the different classes. Symptoms of abuse and side effects are also listed. The format of these slides consists...
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Smart Decision: No to Stimulant Abuse

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Pupils participate in a wide variety of activities designed to help them make wise decisions regarding drug usage. They differentiate regulated drugs from prohibited drugs and identify agencies responsible for upholding laws....
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Drugs Awareness

For Teachers 10th Standards
The final lesson in a series of 10 focusing on Social, Physical, Emotional, Cognitive and Spiritual (SPECS) health investigates the effects of legal and illegal substances, their risks, and the consequences of their misuse.
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Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
What's the difference between medical marijuana and marijuana bought on the street? Not much. High schoolers learn more about marijuana with an informational booklet that focuses on the medical uses of THC, how marijuana affects the...
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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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Brain Buzz: Effects of Caffeine, Nicotine, Alcohol and Drugs on Learning

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students understand how the brain functions and how they can promote a healthy lifestyle.  In this health lesson students complete several activities including investigating how stimulates affect the brain.
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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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Is Sugar a Drug?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Did you know that sugar stimulates the same areas of the brain as cocaine and heroin? As part of a biology playlist, the thought-provoking video discusses if sugar should be considered a drug. It talks about our need for sugar, our...
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Stimulants

For Students 6th - 10th
In this stimulants graphic organizer worksheet, students respond to 9 short answer questions regarding stimulant drugs.
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Stimulants

For Students 9th - 12th
In this health worksheet, students define stimulants, tell about getting high on the drugs, give examples, and explain addiction and withdrawal. They write about the short and long term effects of stimulants before recording any further...
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Stimulant Addiction

For Students 8th - 10th
In this stimulants and addiction worksheet, students take a 10 problem multiple choice quiz to determine what they know about the effects of stimulants on the brain. Students then read an article "Stimulant Addiction" and compare their...
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How Does Caffeine Keep Us Awake?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
You might want to put down your coffee for this one. Discover the science behind this stimulant, its origins, side-effects, and benefits of the most widely used drug: caffeine.
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Drugs

For Students 5th - 6th
For this drugs worksheet, students complete a table on drug types, list three reasons why drugs are dangerous and give two reasons why people get addicted to drugs.
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Crossing the Synaptic Gap

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
As part of a unit on the chemistry of the brain, thinkers learn how chemicals work to transmit messages between individual neurons and how controlled substances impact the synaptic cleft. They do so by playing a dice-and-card game in...
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The Effects of Drugs

For Students 8th - 12th
In this drugs worksheet, students learn about how drugs act on the body, their medicinal uses, and the abuse of drugs. Students classify a list of drugs as either a stimulant or a depressant. This worksheet has 5 short answer and 8...
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Prescription Stimulants

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students study ADHD and how prescription drugs can help.  For this behavior therapy and drug abuse lesson students read articles and complete a worksheet. 
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Stimulants

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the use of stimulants; in particular, amphetamines and cocaine. They also examine crack, which is a methamphetamine that is made in a laboratory and used as an inexpensive substitute for cocaine.
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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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The Brain: What's Going on in There?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine images of human brains that illustrate that specific regions of the brain regulate specific functions. They extend that knowledge to examine how drugs of abuse activate an area of the brain called the reward system.

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