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Drug Abuse Affects Decision Making

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In this drug abuse and decision making worksheet, students read about an experiment designed to study the effects of drug use on decision making. Students draw conclusions from the data and determine if the hypothesis is correct.
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Dangers of drugs, lying

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Learners read articles and write an essay about three college students who wanted to see what it felt like to get high. Learners discuss legal and ethical questions of illegal drug use, and stealing medication from someone else. Students...
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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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Health Literacy and Drug Abuse

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students brainstorm about the different health issues facing teens today. In this health science instructional activity, students discuss the danger associated with drug abuse. They recommend ways to stay healthy.
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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, young scholars 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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Prescription Drug Abuse: Teens in Danger

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners identify the most abused prescription drugs. In this drug awareness lesson, students discuss the harmful effects of taking drugs prescribed to someone else. They take a quiz before and after the lesson to check how much they...
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Addiction

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars warn others about the dangers of alcohol and drug abuse. In this personal health lesson, students research the effects of addiction and share their findings with their classmates. Young scholars then create posters or...
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Commercial Time. Don't Turn that Channel!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students review information on drug abuse and types of drugs and then learn about alcohol and other drug abuse in a hands on activity. In addition, they learn about kinds of drugs and the effects of drug abuse on the body.
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What is Cocaine?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners investigate the dangers of cocaine use. They develop a list of names that cocaine is known as, and in small groups conduct Internet research and write a group report on the health hazards of using cocaine.
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Let's Research the Effects of Cocaine

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the health hazards and dangers of using cocaine. They discuss and list their opinions about cocaine, read various website articles, and in small groups conduct Internet research and write a report.
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Inhalant Acrostic

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the health hazards of using inhalants. They conduct Internet research, and using the information from their research create an acrostic on the dangers of using inhalants.
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Publishers of Information (inhalants

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the health hazards of using inhalants. They conduct Internet research, complete a guide sheet, and in small groups create an three to six page informational booklet on the dangers of inhalants.
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Fried Out Brain (Inhalants)

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the negative health effects of inhalants on the brain. In small groups they conduct Internet research, and create a poster that informs other students about the dangers of inhalants.
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Rap Against Inhalants

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the health consequences of using inhalants. They conduct Internet research, and in small groups create a rap song and presentation about the dangers of inhalant use.
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Don't Pollute Your Body

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate the dangers of using and abusing inhalants. They conduct Internet research, and in small groups create a brochure that includes pictures and information about the health hazards of using inhalants.
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Drug Acrostics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars 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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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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Getting it Straight

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners create a drug abuse survey to evaluate their parents' knowledge of the current drug abuse problems in our country. They develop questions, vote on the top ten for the survey, and tally the anonymous results. This is the third...
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Facts on Inhalants

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the dangers of using inhalants and the effects of inhalants on the body. They participate in a class discussion, conduct Internet research, and in small groups create an informational fact sheet that informs students...
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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 Abuse Brochure"

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students understand the facts about drugs and what can also impact the whole school population.  In this drug information lesson students complete research on the Internet and a drug abuse crossword handout. 
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Boomers Assess High School

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine drug and alcohol abuse by American teens. In this health journalism lesson, students read the USA Today article titled "Boomers Assess High School", respond to discussion questions regarding the article, and...
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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...