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173 resources with the concept drug abuse

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What's in a Cigarette?

For Students 3rd - 12th
An eye-catching photograph lists the 15 dangerous ingredients found in cigarettes.  
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Tobacco and the Environment

For Students 3rd - 12th Standards
A one-page informational sheet details how smoking harms one's health as well as the environment. 
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Drug Education Year 6

For Students 6th
If you teach children the facts about substance abuse, you can have a positive impact on their behavior. Packed with information, activities, and advice, an extensive drug education packet is well worth an extended look.
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Facts about Smoking

For Students 3rd - 12th
Get the facts about smoking! A one-pager lists important information about the dangers of smoking including health risks, addiction, and ingredients.  
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Opioids in Our Community—Middle School

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How do opioids affect the lives of families and individuals within a community? Scholars explore the topic with a series of informative, thought-provoking videos. They also complete worksheets and discuss the effects of the opioid...
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Unit 4: The Brain

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Drugs interact with the brain to alter moods, emotions, and behaviors by changing the brain's chemistry, perceptions, and interactions. The final lesson in the Pharmacology unit shows scholars experiments, has them complete four labs,...
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Unit 3: How Drugs Enter/Exit the Body

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The third of a four-part series on Pharmacology teaches scholars how drugs enter and exit the body, how they act inside the body, how they affect the brain, and more. Over the course of the unit, groups complete two labs and one...
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Project ALERT

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Why do people use drugs? What are the consequences? The alternatives? How can young people resist the pressures to use drugs? The Project Alert drug prevention program provides middle schoolers with the information they need and the...
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The Truth About Drugs

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Teenagers hear many messages about drugs from advertisements, their peers, their teachers, and their parents. But who is lying? What is the truth? A thorough, thoughtful unit takes a purposeful look at drug education, drug culture, and...
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Smoking

For Students 2nd - 6th
Get the facts about smoking! A two-page handout details how smoking damages one's health, the effects of second-hand smoke, the benefits of quitting, and tips on how to quit for good.
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What's in a Cigarette?

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
How do cigarettes affect the body and environment? Scholars begin a three-activity lesson plan with a cigarette dissection to discover what's inside, then draft their own comprehensive ingredient list. To close, small groups brainstorm...
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Effects of Smoking on Being Active

For Students 2nd - 6th
Discover how smoking makes being active difficult with an informative reference page that details the negative effects of nicotine, tar, and carbon monoxide have on the body. 
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Being Smoke Free!

For Students 2nd - 6th
Step up your word search game with a puzzle that challenges scholars to sleuth out phrases, not single words. Each phrase boosts making healthy lifestyle choices by choosing not to smoke. 
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Electronic Cigarettes: What's the Bottom Line?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A five-page infographic unveils the ins and outs of e-cigarettes. Numerous bullet points and pictures detail what e-cigarettes are, the ingredients found inside, and the health effects of using them.
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Tobacco Reduction Activities

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Reduce the risk of health problems from using tobacco products with thirteen hands-on activities. Pupils learn about the risks of tobacco use experiences by making a tobacco jar, a stress ball, a collage, and more.
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Smarter Than Smoking Maze

For Students 2nd - 6th
Why start an unhealthy habit when there are so many healthy hobbies to try? Scholars guide Dude—a young boy who chooses to play instead of smoking—through a maze to get him to the basketball court. 
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What's in a Cigarette?

For Students 2nd - 6th
There's more to a cigarette than meets the eye—or the lungs. Bring awareness to the ingredients in a cigarette with a smoking-related word search. 
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Smarter Than Smoking Crossword

For Students 2nd - 6th
How much do your learners know about cigarettes? A crossword puzzle challenges scholars to answer 10 questions using a list of words all about smoking. 
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Dude Colouring In

For Students 2nd - 6th
Lots of things are more fun than smoking cigarettes! Scholars color by number to unveil a cool dude that makes smart choices instead of smoking. 
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What You Need to Know about Marijuana Use and Driving

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Research indicates that marijuana can negatively affect coordination and judgment, making it dangerous to drive while under the influence. But does it increase the risk of car crashes? An informative fact sheet describes the ways...
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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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The Science of Marijuana—How THC Affects the Brain

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Marijuana can affect every part of a user's life—starting with the delicate nervous centers of the brain. An informative article and worksheet prompt teenagers to learn more about how the THC found in most forms of marijuana can...
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Marijuana: Breaking Down the Buzz

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Teenagers get the real information about marijuana use based on the history of tobacco legislation and research. As they read an educational passage about marijuana laws, science, and changing attitudes, they address their preconceptions...
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What Parents Need to Know About Marijuana Use and Teens

For Parents 7th - 12th
The teenage years find adolescents yearning for independence—and often isolating their parents from their everyday lives. Educate parents on the warning signs of marijuana use, including its effects on the brain and the likelihood of...