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22 resources with the keyterm Substance Abuse

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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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Tobacco Free Teens

For Students 4th - 10th
Clear the smoke about cigarette use with an engaging application. Comic strip animation and games teach learners why they should never try smoking in the first place, and how to quit this lethal habit if they have already been lured in.
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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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Anti-Smoking Letter Writing Campaign

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Why shouldn't you smoke? Emerging learners of all ages research facts about smoking and its impact on our health. They write a persuasive and friendly letter encouraging a friend not to smoke. This is especially interesting for older...
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Substance Abuse

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and define the symptoms of differently forms or substance and self abuse. They formulate opinions as to why people engage in these types of behaviors. Students create an action plan to help an individual who may be...
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Substance Abuse Prevention at Hollywood High

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students research alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs using cd-roms, Internet websites, and media center materials. In small groups they write a script and create a computer animated movie using the "Hollywood High" computer software.
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Brain Power

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young scholars investigate the effects of substance abuse on the human brain. They complete six online module activities that includes identifying the differences between medicines and drugs, analyzing the steps of scientific inquiry,...
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Decision Makers

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine ways to avoid and resist situations that could lead to substance abuse or violence. They read and discuss a Decision Making worksheet, role-play various scenarios in small groups, and discuss how they felt during the...
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For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students evaluate advertisements for alcohol products. They watch a video, answer discussion questions, and create a collage using magazine alcohol ads with rewritten captions.
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Substance Abuse Prevention

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students evaluate the impact of substance use and abuse in society and the workplace. They identify support services in the workplace which deal with substance abuse. They create an "ideal" policy statement governing substance abuse in a w
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For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars examine the tobacco use as a form of usage of substance abuse. In this smoking lesson, students make predictions about the physical effects tobacco has on the body. Young scholars make counter-arguments when discussing the...
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Treating Substance Abuse Problems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils conduct an open discussion on the legal, social, and health consequences associated with substance abuse. Working in pairs, students discuss the effects of substance abuse and brainstorm possible solutions. Independently, pupils...
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Researchers on the Go Are Creators of Information

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discuss information on alcohol abuse and create an informational brochure. In small groups they conduct Internet research, create a computer designed brochure using their research information, and develop a plan to...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the problem of anabolic steroid abuse. They watch a PowerPoint presentation, identify and discuss resources available to help people with substance abuse problems, and develop a prevention plan to prevent steroid abuse...
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Marijuana: Help Someone Kick the Habit

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars define substance abuse, assess how they and their friends have been affected by marijuana, evaluate how pot users are hurting themselves, and explore how teens can stay away from or stop smoking pot.
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Substance Use and Its Effect on Behavior

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders engage in a lesson which causes them to think about substance use and afford them an opportunity to use their resistence skills for avoiding potentially harmful situations.
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Identifying an Author's Purpose

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students read, "Research Shows TV PSAs Effective In Reducing Teen Marijuana Use", discuss the article with questions imbedded in the lesson and write their own PSA.
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It's All About Choice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine different choices they make as supporting or undermining their intent to remain abstinent, including the affect of substance use on those choices.
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Raising DrugFree Kids:: A Values Approach

For Teachers 1st - Higher Ed
Students describe the components of a drug-prevention program, explain the place of drug-prevention in raising students and in the school curriculum, and design, plan and implement the Drug Free Kids program.
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Grade 9 - Personal Development (Substance Abuse Prevention)

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders evaluate peer, cultural, mass media, and social influences related to substance use and abuse. Define available support and describe use refusal skills.
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Personal Development (Substance Abuse Prevention)

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders demonstrate an ability to access support in the home, school, and community to deal with substance abuse problems. They also evaluate responses to pressure regarding substance use and abuse.
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Drugs in Schools: Preventing Substance Abuse

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars evaluate substance abuse problems at their school and then create solutions for the problems.