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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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Addressing Misconceptions about New Tobacco Products

For Students 6th - 12th
Separating the misconceptions from the facts about new tobacco products can be a challenge, especially given the aggressive advertising campaigns that target teens and pre-teens. A poster can help young people get the facts about the...
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Myth or Fact

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Are opioids the most abused drug after marijuana? How hard is it for young people to obtain painkillers without a prescription? Middle and high schoolers explore the growing epidemic of opioid addiction with a activity that prompts them...
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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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Straight Talk on Prescription Drugs

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars discover how doctors custom fit prescription drugs to patients. For this health science instructional activity, students explain the risks associated with drug abuse. They discuss common myths about prescription drugs.
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Prescription Drug Abuse Series "Changes for Life"

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Young scholars discover the affects of prescription drug abuse. In 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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Drugs Awareness

For Teachers 9th Standards
Legal and illegal. Use and misuse. Risks and consequences. Myths and facts. Class members investigate the effects on the body of various drugs, including cannabis, nicotine, and alcohol.
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Drug Abuse: Altered States

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view an "In the Mix" video about drug abuse. They participate in a discussion about the video, distinguish several facts and myths about drug use, identify how drugs can affect people's lives and engage in role-playing the...
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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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Drugs: Prevention Tips

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students use the Internet to examine ways they can prevent using drugs. They discover the dangers of these substances and complete online quizzes.
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The Science Behind the Myth: Homer's "Odyssey"

For Students 7th - 12th
Lions, and tigers, and bears, oh, my! Sorcerers, cyclops, and drugs, oh, my! Matt Kaplan theorizes that there might be a scientific basis for some of the events in the Odyssey, that Circe might actually have been a chemist and have mixed...
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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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Marijuana Quiz

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
There are facts about marijuana, there are myths about marijuana—and there is everything in between. An online quiz challenges middle and high schoolers to assess their knowledge about marijuana and the potency, potential harm, and legal...
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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, 10th graders can perform a script and discuss the various roles and opinions generated.  they create a poster to display their research. 
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Marijuana Facts for Teens

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Is marijuana addictive? Can you drive under the influence of marijuana? What happens if you smoke marijuana while you're pregnant? Teenagers learn the answers to these and many more frequently asked questions in an online booklet about...
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Get the Facts on E-Cigarettes

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Imagine these flavors: chocolate, candy, menthol. What age group do you imagine is the target audience of an advertising campaign that features a product with these flavors? Find out the facts about vaping with a resource that provides...
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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 Students 4th - 12th Standards
There are a lot of myths surrounding marijuana. Read a passage that clarifies the dangers of teens smoking marijuana, its harmful effects on the development of the brain, and the possible correlation of cigarette smoking to marijuana...
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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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Bully Free Lesson Plans—Eighth Grade

For Teachers 8th Standards
Middle schoolers are likely very familiar with the concept of bullying and cliques. Discuss their experiences and brainstorm ways to handle peer conflict and feelings of exclusion with a poem that focuses on bullying, and a second...
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Ecstasy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a PSB "In the Mix" video about the effects and abuse of the drug Esctasy. They participate in a class discussion, identify the body's reaction to Ecstasy, investigate the laws surrounding drup possession and use and engage...
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Boomers Assess High School

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils 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 complete an...
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Is Aspartame Safe?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How sweet it is! Is it possible for something that tastes so sweet to be bad for us? Young sweetener scientists get an in-depth look at aspartame with a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. Content includes...
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Facts into Action

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students role play chosen scenario about smart decision making. In this drug awareness lesson, students discuss the danger associated with drug abuse. They practice how to make careful choices when faced with a difficult situation.