Drug abuse Teacher Resources
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Prescription Drug Abuse Series "Changes for Life"
Young scholars discover the affects of prescription drug abuse. In this drug awareness activity, students use a scripted series of scenes for a play to understand facts and data concerning addiction in individuals and society. This activity includes a project an assessment, web resources, and worksheets.
7th - 10th Health 37 Views 208 Downloads
Drug Abuse Affects Decision Making
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.
7th - 9th Health 45 Views 132 Downloads
Latest Trend in Drug Abuse: Youths Risk Death for Cough-Remedy High
Students explore over-the-counter drug abuse. In this health journalism instructional activity, students read the USA Today article titled "Latest Trend in Drug Abuse: Youths Risk Death for Cough-Remedy High", respond to discussion questions regarding the article, and complete an activity based on the content of the article.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 79 Downloads
ESL Holiday Lessons: Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
To practice their emerging language skills, English Learners read an article, "Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking." They complete six matching questions, 29 fill-in-the-blanks, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble questions, 30 short answer questions, 1 graphic organizer, and 1 essay question regarding the content of the article.
6th - 10th Language Arts 6 Views 51 Downloads
Drug Abuse in Social Settings: A Serious Task for Teens
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.
6th - 12th Health 16 Views 96 Downloads
Bush Plans Hit on Drug Use
Learners explore the topic of drug abuse. In 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 on the content of the article.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Prescription Drug Abuse: Teens in Danger
Students identify the most abused prescription drugs. In this drug awareness lesson plan, students discuss the harmful effects of taking drugs prescribed to someone else. They take a quiz before and after the lesson plan to check how much they learned.
6th - 12th Health 16 Views 128 Downloads
Drug Abuse: Altered States
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 refusal of drugs.
9th - 12th Health 17 Views 82 Downloads
The Drug Dope Show
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 types, addiction/recovery processes, and the effects of drug abuse.
9th - 12th Health 26 Views 138 Downloads
Commercial Time. Don't Turn that Channel!
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.
6th - 8th Science 4 Views 13 Downloads
Getting it Straight
Students 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 lesson in the "Getting it Straight" lesson activities.
3rd - 5th Health 3 Views 2 Downloads
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 songs that discourage drug use.
6th - 8th Health 13 Views 61 Downloads
Science In Society
Fifth graders study diseases that are related to the use of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs, both prescription and illegal. They determine illnesses that can occur as a direct result of the use of or inappropriate use of these substances. They attempt to perform tasks after spinning around to become dizzy, listen to speakers, and determine other problems associated with these substances.
5th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
TSI: Teen Science Investigations
Students read an article about a research conducted on teen brain decision making. For this health science lesson, students identify the steps in the scientific method. They discuss how this research can benefit them when faced with difficult situations.
6th - 12th Health 9 Views 21 Downloads