Vaping and JUULing

Early advertising campaigns touted e-cigarettes as a safer alternative to conventional tobacco cigarettes. However, that may not be the case. To understand how e-cigarettes, vaping and JUULing, affect the body, learners engage in a series of activities that test knowledge of e-cigarettes, the chemicals found in e-liquids, and effects of these chemicals.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Have class members research current statistics for e-cigarette dangers as well as for advertising and use in their state
  • Develop a survey and have class members interview their friends about e-cigarette awareness and use
Classroom Considerations
  • The statistics in the slideshow are based on a 2017 Minnesota survey but appropriate for any viewers
  • Answers to the true/false game in the slides are in the slides notes
  • The YouTube video was published in 2016 and does not include current research findings
  • The Physician Advocacy Network requires a free subscription
Pros
  • Includes information on how FDA regulations have changed since 2016 as more research is conducted on e-cigarettes
Cons
  • Some of the statistics are dated and would need to be updated